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An Attack on the Zapatistas is an Attack on us all: A Call to Action in Support of the Zapatistas

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AN ATTACK ON THE ZAPATISTAS IS AN ATTACK ON US ALL

A CALL TO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF THE ZAPATISTAS

Justice for Galeano; Stop the war against the Zapatista communities

Week of action: May 18th-24th

(Day of remembrance May 24th)

SUMMARY OF RECENT EVENTS:

cropped-EZLNOn May 2, 2014, in the Zapatista territory of La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico, the group CIOAC-Historico [with the participation of the Green Ecological Party and the National Action Party (PAN)], planned and executed a paramilitary attack on unarmed Zapatista civilians. An autonomous Zapatista school and clinic was destroyed, 15 people were ambushed and injured and Jose Luis Solis Lopez (Galeano), teacher at the Zapatista Little School, was murdered. The mainstream media is falsely reporting this attack on the Zapatistas as an intra-community confrontation, but in fact this attack is the result of a long-term counterinsurgency strategy promoted by the Mexican government.

Given the experience of the…

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