November 2014 Zapatista News Summary

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November 2014 Zapatista News Summary


In Chiapas

1. Ayotzinapa Caravan Meets with EZLN in Oventik –  On November 15, the Caravan of relatives and compañer@s of the murdered and disappeared Ayotzinapa students which travelled south met with Zapatista bases and commanders of the EZLN in the Caracol of Oventik. Comandantes Javier and Tacho welcomed and opened the meeting and Subcomandante Moisés issued a major statement on behalf of the EZLN’s General Command.

2. EZLN and CNI Denounce Xochicuautla Arrests – On November 3, the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the EZLN issued a joint statement regarding the use of riot police and helicopters in an action to break up a protest in Xochicuautla over the construction of a super-highway. 8 indigenous members of the community were arrested. This is the same community where the Worldwide Festival of Resistances and Rebellion against Capitalism will be inaugurated on December 21.

3. CNI…

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About Ed Sykes

Independent journalist. Co-founder of Phoenix Media Co-operative. Author of Rojava: An Alternative. Ex-Canary editor and writer (2015-2020). Aka 'Oso Sabio' - see @ososabiouk on Twitter.
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