The maturity of the EZLN is commended

dorset chiapas solidarity

The maturity of the EZLN is commended

Fernando Camacho Servin

La Jornada

Saturday May 31, 2014

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The response of the support bases of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) to the murder of their militant José Luis Solis, Galeano, is a sign of the maturity of these groups, as well as an example of how they choose to live and give life, instead of taking up the alternative of to kill or be killed, said academic and journalist Sergio Rodríguez Lazcano.

During a forum for analysis of the current situation of the Zapatista communities, held yesterday at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the analyst emphasised that after the provocation signified by the murder of the activist, the EZLN was in a dilemma whether to respond violently or to do nothing.

Given this scenario, he said, the indigenous organization chose to…

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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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