Now five Mexican Presidents have taken on the resistance of the Zapatista communities

Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Attacks against the emblematic Zapatista community 10 de Abril are part of ?low-intensity warfare? strategy; without the peaceful but proactive and incorruptible attitude of the Zapatistas, tensions would be much worse

Hermann Bellinghausen

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas.

The aggressions against the emblematic Zapatista community 10 de Abril at the end of January, which were denounced by the Good Government Council (JBG) Corazón del Arco Iris de la Esperanza, with all their peculiarities and local aggravating factors (such as the insults towards and kidnapping of staff from the respected hospital San Carlos in Altamirano), can be located squarely in the context of the phase of the Chiapas conflict called ?low-intensity warfare?, conducted against the communities ?in resistance? of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). This war that does not speak its name also affects a certain number of ejidos and communities that possess varying degrees of affinity with…

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About Oso Sabio

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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