The construction of our autonomy is going forward and no one can stop it

dorset chiapas solidarity

Zapatista 20th Anniversary

The construction of our autonomy is going forward and no one can stop it”

@ martamoli_RR

Caracol of Oventic, December 31, 2013 – January 1, 2014, 20 years after the uprising

Excerpt from the EZLN communiqué read by Comandanta Hortensia

“20 years ago we had nothing, no health service or education that was for the people. No people could name their own authority if it was not recognized or controlled by the political parties. No people could dismiss its authority if it did not fulfil its duty and obligation, or when it became manipulative and corrupt, because it was backed by the official state and federal  governments, meaning that there was no level of authority which was truly serving the people .

But now our people have their autonomous government at the local, municipal, and zone level. Right or wrong has been done, but it…

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About Ed Sykes

Independent journalist. Co-founder of Phoenix Media Co-operative. Author of Rojava: An Alternative. Ex-Canary editor and writer (2015-2020). Aka 'Oso Sabio' - see @ososabiouk on Twitter.
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