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EZLN confirms and extends its participation in CompArte

Zapatista National Liberation Army


July 26, 2016

To the participants and attendees of CompArte:

To the National and International Sixth:

Compañeros, compañeras, compañeroas… 544 more words


Chiapas: CompArte Festival Goes Ahead

Poster for “Compartir el Comparte por la Humanidad”

The Zapatista “CompArte por la Humanidad” festival initiative began on July 19 with an event at the teachers’ and popular camp that blocks the exit to the highway to Tuxtla Gutierrez in San Cristobal de Las Casas, where local artists and spectators arrived, both nationals and from other parts of the world. 415 more words

Indigenous People

Zapatistas communique (in full) re. fake ‘guerrilla’ attack on teachers

Ten trucks, laden with 200 masked Zapatista guerillas, arrived in the Mexican city of San Cristobal, Chiapas, on Wednesday, where teachers, all members of the CNTE (National Coordinator of Education Workers) union, were protesting against neo-liberal education reforms and the arrest of union leaders on trumped-up money laundering and other charges. 46 more words


Chiapas: Violent Eviction of the Sit-in of Teachers from San Cristobal

Eviction of the teachers’ sit-in (Photo@ChiapasDenuncia Pública)

On the morning of July 20, the sit-in protest in rejection of education reform that the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) has maintained on the toll road to Tuxtla Gutierrez, was destroyed… 502 more words

Human Rights

Massacre in San Juan Chamula


Protest, violence and death

They report some 20 injured by gunshots, as well as with machetes; they used guns

By: Hermann Bellinghausen… 1,525 more words


National: "Narco Violence" Has Displaced 281,000 People

Violence in the country has increased due to the presence of “narcos” (Photo:@Economia hoy)

According to research from the Center of Social Studies and Public Opinion (CESOP) of the Chamber of Deputies, the situation of generalized violence in which various zones of the country find themselves, has led to an increased number of people who have been forced to displace in the country. 453 more words

Human Rights

Mexican Mayor, Vice Mayor Among 5 Killed at Public Meeting

One man died in a hail of bullets as he traveled in the dark of night, flanked by bodyguards.

Another was shot dead in broad daylight as he met with people in a town square. 508 more words