EZLN Communiques Category

Posted On September 4, 2007By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique September 4, 2007

To the compañeros and compañeras adherents of the Zeztainternazional From Teniente Coronel Insurgente Moisés. We just wanted to send you once again the invitation made by the organizing commission to attend the Encounter of the Indigenous Peoples of America, to be held October 12, 13, and 14 of this year. We are called to meet there with our indigenous brothers and sisters, the roots and the first inhabitants of these American lands, to listen as they tell how they live, what they think, what they want. They invite us toRead More

Posted On August 23, 2007By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique August 2007

Zapatista Army of National Liberation Sixth Commission Mexico August 2007 To the adherents of the Sixth Declaration and the Other Campaign: Compas: As you surely know already, the Encounter of the Indigenous Peoples of America will be held on the days 12, 13, and 14 of the month of October of the current year. As decided by the Organizing Commission of the Encounter, formed by the traditional authorities of the Yaqui tribe, the National Indigenous Congress, and the Sixth Commission of the EZLN, persons, groups, collectives, and organizations invited byRead More

Posted On June 19, 2007By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique June 2007

Communiqué of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation June of 2007 To the People of Mexico: To the Peoples of the World: To the Adherents of the Zexta Internazional: To the Adherents of the Sixth Declaration: Compañeros and Compañeras: Brothers and Sisters: As was announced at the First Encounter of Zapatista Peoples with the Peoples of the World (held in January of this year), the Second Encounter will be held in the coming month of July. The objective of this encounter is thatRead More

Posted On April 30, 2007By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique April 30, 2007

Communiqué from the Indigenous Clandestine Revolutionary Committee—General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation. Sixth Commission of the EZLN Mexico April 30th, 2007 To the People of Mexico: To the People of the World: To the Other Campaign: The EZLN makes the following public denouncement: First. Elements of the Federal Army harassed the delegates of the Sixth Commission of the EZLN that are carrying out the work of the Other Campaign in the Northeast region of our country. Second. On April 29th at around 7:30p.m., the convoy of adherentsRead More

Posted On February 9, 2007By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique February 9, 2007

Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico February 2007 The EZLN shares its word on what the bad governments are preparing in the state of Chiapas against the Zapatista Indigenous Communities: First – As has been denounced by the Autonomous Municipalities and the Good Government Councils, the supposed campaigns against narcotrafficking carried out by the government are a farce. Just like that which took Mr. Calderón Hinojosa to power. In the municipalities with official governments, that authorities cover forRead More

Posted On February 6, 2007By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique February 6, 2007

COMMUNIQUE FROM THE ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION Translator’s introduction: Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, “I told you so”: After a number of people on “the left” denounced the EZLN as sectarian for refusing to back the presidential candidacy of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his supposedly “left” Partido Revolucionario Democratico (PRD), many of these critics claimed that the EZLN was playing into the game of the right… some went as far as claiming that Marcos was in cahoots with the right wing. Marcos now calls these critics to task for theRead More

Posted On October 30, 2006By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique October 30, 2006

Message from the INDIGENOUS REVOLUTIONARY CLANDESTINE COMMITTEE, GENERAL COMMAND of the ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION MEXICO. 30th of October, 2006. To the people of Mexico: To the people of the world: To the Other Campaign in Mexico and the other side of the Rio Bravo: To the entire Sixth International: Comrades: Brothers and sisters: It is now publicly known that yesterday, 29th of October 2006, Vicente Fox´s federal forces attacked the people of Oaxaca and its most legitimate representative body, the Peoples’ Popular Assembly of Oaxaca (APPO). Today FederalRead More

Posted On October 2, 2006By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique October 2, 2006

Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation Mexico Intergalactic Commission—Sixth Commission October 2, 2006 To the peoples of the world. To the adherents of the Zezta International of the five continents Compañeros and Compañeras: The EZLN, through its Intergalactic Commission and Sixth Commission, convoke: encounters of the Zapatista people with the peoples of the world. The first will be held December 30-31, 2006 and January 1-2, 2007, in the Caracol of Oventik with the following objectives: One: That the different organizations, groups,Read More

Posted On September 13, 2006By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique September 13, 2006

Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation Sixth Commission of the EZLN MEXICO September 13, 2006. To the adherents of the Sixth and the Other Campaign To the People of Mexico Compañeros y compañeras: During the past months of July and August, the Sixth Commission of the EZLN has carried out a series of consultations and contacts with diverse organizations, groups, collectives, families, and individuals, all adherents of the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle and the Other Campaign. With the resultsRead More

Posted On May 14, 2006By El KilomboIn EZLN Communiques

EZLN Communique May 14, 2006

Zapatista Army of National Liberation Mexico Sixth Commission of the EZLN May 14, 2006 To all the adherents of the Sixth Declaration and the Other Campaign: To the coordinators, commissions, state committees, regions, subregions, municipalities, and sectors of the Other in all of Mexico: Compañeras and compañeros: Receive our greetings. Yesterday, May 13, some of the organizations, groups, collectives, families, and individuals from 17 states of the Mexican Republic who are adherents of the Other Campaign met in the Auditorium “Che Guevara” of Ciudad Universitaria, UNAM [National Autonomous University ofRead More