News & Analysis

The Beginning of The End? Or, The End of The Beginning?

September 22, 2015
The Beginning of The End? Or, The End of The Beginning?

On September 1, 2015, the Kilombo Community Center, one of El Kilombo’s many projects, closed its Geer Street doors after 9 years of operation. Over the past several years our rent has steadily increased as our neighborhood became the hottest real estate market in downtown Durham and the trendy spot for a young, mostly... »

Ferguson Versus the Counter-Insurgency State

Glen Ford

August 21, 2014

“The domestic counterinsurgency army has been methodically expanded by each successive administration.” The corporate media, reflecting their owners’ anxiety at the failure of Black people to revert to a state of passivity in Ferguson, Missouri, have arrived at a general consensus on two counts:... »


A Call to Action in Support of the Zapatistas

May 14, 2014

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: On May 2, 2014, in... »

We demand justice for Jesús “Chuy” Huerta! Exigimos justicia para Jesús “Chuy” Huerta!

November 23, 2013
We demand justice for Jesús “Chuy” Huerta! Exigimos justicia para Jesús “Chuy” Huerta!

We continue to demand justice in the case of Jesús “Chuy” Huerta. The following is the statement that El Kilombo read at last night’s rally.  And despite distractions, we... »

CNI and EZLN on Repression against Community of Chablekal

May 5, 2016

JOINT COMMUNIQUE BY THE CNI AND EZLN ON REPRESSION AGAINST THE COMMUNITY OF CHAPLEKAL To the media To the Human Rights organizations To the Union of Inhabitants of Chablekal... »

Joint CNI-EZLN Declaration on San Francisco Xochicuautla

April 23, 2016

Joint Declaration of the CNI and EZLN on the cowardly betrayal of the Indigenous Ñatho community of San Francisco Xochicuautla TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD TO THE ALTERNATIVE... »

EZLN: Progress on the Encounter “The Zapatistas and the ConSciences for Humanity”

March 19, 2016

ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION MEXICO March 16, 2016 Compas and non-compas: Now we are going to let you know how plans are going for the Encounter “The Zapatistas... »

EZLN: About CompArte: A few questions, a few answers

March 17, 2016

Zapatista Army for National Liberation. Mexico March 14, 2016 Compas and non-compas: We write to tell you a little about how plans are going for the activities in July,... »

EZLN: The Arts, the Sciences, the Originary Peoples and the Basements of the World

March 4, 2016

The Arts, the Sciences, the Originary Peoples and the Basements of the World ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION MEXICO. February 2016 For: Juan Villoro Ruiz: Brother: I’m happy to... »

Zapatista Convocation for 2016 Activities

March 1, 2016

ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION MEXICO February 29, 2016 Considering: First: That the serious crisis that shakes the entire world, and that will only worsen, puts the survival of... »

EZLN to Mexican Judiciary Council: Why don’t you self-prescribe this

February 26, 2016
EZLN to Mexican Judiciary Council: Why don’t you self-prescribe this

  Why don’t you self-prescribe this Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico To the Federal Judiciary Council of Mexico: The whole time the only terrorists have been those who... »

EZLN: And in the Zapatista communities?

February 26, 2016
EZLN: And in the Zapatista communities?

Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico February 2016 To the compañer@s of the Sixth: To whom it may concern: Compañeroas, compañeros and compañeras: Now we are going to tell... »

EZLN: Meanwhile…

February 23, 2016

MEANWHILE… in the partidista communities ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION Mexico February 2016. To the compañer@s of the Sixth: To whom it may concern: To our... »

Words of the EZLN on the 22nd Anniversary of the beginning of the War Against Oblivion

January 1, 2016

January 1, 2016 GOOD EVENING, GOOD DAY COMPAÑERO AND COMPAÑERA BASES OF SUPPORT FROM THE ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION, COMPAÑERO/AS MILICIANOS AND MILICIANAS, INSURGENTS, LOCAL AND REGIONAL RESPONSABLES,... »