32 Zapatistas displaced in San Manuel

Chiapas Support Committee

[San Manuel is the autonomous Zapatista municipality (municipio) with which we, the Chiapas Support Committee, have had a partnership (hermanamiento) for the last 12 years.]


Peace Camp in San Manuel Peace Camp in San Manuel

San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, August
4, 2014

Press Bulletin No. 22

Displacement of Zapatista Bases before the risk of attack

32 people from the Egipto (Egypt) autonomous community, belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha, were forcibly displaced.

Residents of the Ejido Pojcol invade recuperated lands of the Bases of Support of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (BAEZLN, their initials in Spanish)

The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) documented the forced displacement of 32 people from Egipto Community, of the Rebel Autonomous Municipality Zapatista (MAREZ) of San Manuel, belonging to the Good Government Junta “Path of the Future,” Caracol III, La Garrucha, Tseltal Jungle Zone, in Chiapas, (official…

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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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