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EZLN supports the teachers in their fight against the education reform

By: Isaín Mandujano

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chis. (apro). – The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) today came out in favor of the teachers fight against the education reform and asserted that with the repression and the closure to dialogue and negotiation, the Mexican government does not seek to apply the law, but rather to do violence to it. 865 more words


Chiapas: Roberto Paciencia Declares Himself an Adherent to the Sixth

The Sixth poster @Beatriz Aurora

Unjustly imprisoned Roberto Paciencia Cruz, who is deprived of his liberty in the State Center for Social Reinsertion of the Sentenced (CERSS) Number 5 of San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, declared himself as an adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). 216 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Zinacantan against the Privatization of its Water and the Dispossession of its Spring

Start of the pilgrimage at San Lorenzo Church @ Koman Ilel

On May 15, 2016, the catechists of the parish of Zinacantan called a pilgrimage to protest against the privatization of its water and the dispossession of its spring. 158 more words

Indigenous People

Insumisión: Strike!

Originally posted to It’s Going Down
By Scott Campbell

The last edition of Insumisión started with news of the national teachers strike in Mexico and that’s where we’ll kick things off here. 1,786 more words


Chiapas/National: Enforced Disappearance of Maximiliano Gordillo Martinez by INM Agents Denounced

In a Urgent Action on May 18, 2016, the civil organizations Mesoamerican Voices, Action with Migrant Peoples A.C., the Fray Bartolome de Las Casas Human Rights Center (CDHFBC, also known as Frayba), and The 72 Hogar Refuge for Migrants, denounced the enforced disappearance of Maximiliano Martinez Gordillo, an 18-year-old native of Tzinil community, Socoltenango municipality, Chiapas. 258 more words

Human Rights

Indigenous win lawsuit against the San Cristóbal-Palenque Superhighway



From the Editors of Desinformémonos

 The amparo [1] against the San Cristóbal de las Casas-Palenque superhighway project, in Chiapas was granted to the Tsotsil community of Los Llanos last January 18 after imposition under government threats and intimidation over the construction of the highway, by means of the municipal council and the secretary general of government in Chiapas since November 2013, residents of the Los Llanos ejido and San José El Porvenir reported. 371 more words


Girls Sold into Marriage In Exchange for Money, Animals and Food

NOTE: This story is translated and abridged from an article written by Patricia Chandomí and originally published by CIMAC Noticias. It is published here with the generous permission of the autor.* 1,937 more words

Violence Against Women