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Call To Action in Support of the Zapatistas

Chiapas Support Committee

AN ATTACK ON THE ZAPATISTAS IS AN ATTACK ON US ALL

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CALL TO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF THE ZAPATISTAS
WEEK OF ACTION: MAY 18-24 (DAY OF REMEMBRANCE MAY 24)
JUSTICE FOR GALEANO; STOP THE WAR AGAINST THE ZAPATISTA COMMUNITIES!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION

THE CALL

Summary of recent events:
On May 2, 2014, in the Zapatista territory of La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico, the group CIOAC-H, planned and executed a paramilitary attack on unarmed Zapatista civilians. An autonomous Zapatista school and clinic were destroyed, 15 people were ambushed and injured and Jose Luis Solis Lopez (Galeano), a 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 1997 massacre at Acteal, we are…

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