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Zapatistas: 18 Years of Rebellion and Resistance

Joined: Dec 27 2008

Zapatistas: 18 Years of Rebellion and Resistance  -  by Marcela Salas Cassani

"...Just consider the immense mobilization of the indignados and the Occupy movement that struggle for another possible world...There has never been a mobilization of this magnitude, and the mobilization began in the jungles of Chiapas..."


Joined: Dec 13 2009
Zapatistas Were Ambushed at Entrance to La Realidad

[Note: The Zapatistas have now issued an account of the events that took place surrounding the murder of their compañero.  It will take time to translate. This article, as it says, is based on the Frayba Human Rights Center's account of events.]

 ** It asks for punishment of those responsible and an impartial investigation

Members of the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM) and National Action Party (PAN), as well as of the Independent Central of Agricultural Workers and Campesinos Historic (CIOAC-H) were the ones that murdered the Zapatista José Luis Solís López in La Realidad last Friday, with three bullets and a machete blow to the face, the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) maintained....

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