Zapatista Support Bases Under Attack: Call for a Week of National and International Solidarity

Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Jessica Davies

Friday, 14 February 2014

morelia9Following recent events in Chiapas, the Network for Solidarity and against Repression has urged ?adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle, and every organization, collective, and honest person in Mexico and the world who, from your own places, extend your embrace to the dignified rage of the Zapatistas,? to participate in the Week of National and International Solidarity, ?If they touch the Zapatistas, they touch all of us?, to be held from February 16 to 23, to ?denounce the counterinsurgency war? and express that ?the Zapatista communities are not alone.?

This call results from great concerns about recent events, denounced by the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Centre as: ?the Chiapas government?s failure to prevent attacks on the support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) from the 10 de Abril community,? leading to ?an imminent possibility of new…

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