The Chiapas Government condemns the Tzotziles’ decision to return to ejido Puebla

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The Chiapas Government condemns the Tzotziles’ decision to return to ejido Puebla 

 ** With their “radical attitude,” these families break agreements, asserts Ramírez Aguilar

** They have  minimized the violent reaction of the youths who prevented our return, say the displaced

By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, January 11, 2014

FotoIndigenous displaced from Acteal, in an archived image. Photo: Víctor M. Camacho

The announcement from the Tzotziles of ejido Puebla, [currently] displaced in Acteal (Chenalhó), to say that next Friday they will go for 10 days to harvest their coffee fields in the lands from which they were expelled in August, was not received with pleasure by the Chiapas government.

Meanwhile, the PRI group of the community, led by Agustín Cruz Gómez, has declared that it will not allow entry to civil organisations which do not come from the same municipality, which is known to be…

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Independent author and poet writing about the Rojava Revolution, the autonomous Zapatista communities in Chiapas, and other examples of libertarian socialist and anti-capitalist resistance. Catch me on Twitter at @ososabiouk. Also known as Ed Sykes and Marcos Villa.
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