The Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle and the Other Campaign


“Muy lejos, había sonado una trompa de caracol. Lo que resultaba sorprendente, ahora, era que al lento mugido de esa concha respondían otros en los montes y en las selvas. Y otros, rastreantes, más hacia el mar, hacia las alquerías de Millot. Era como si todas la porcelanas de las costa, todos los lambíes indios, todos los abribones que servían para sujetar las puertas, todos los caracoles que yacían, solitarios y petrificados, en el tope de los Molesse hubieran puesto a cantar en coro.”

-Alejo Carpentier, “El Llamado de Los Caracoles,” El Reino de Este Mundo

This page is dedicated to the materials and information on the Sixth Declaration, the Other Campaign, and the Intergalactic. Check our page on Zapatismo for more background on the history and politics of the Zapatista movement.

Jan. 2009 | EZLN convokes women’s day event March 8; SubMarcos letter to Mama Corral

Sept. 16, 2008 | EZLN announces World Festival of Dignified Rage!

Sept. 11, 2008 | EZLN communique on Atenco prisoners

July 2008 | Military movement and state/ para military attacks in Zapatista territory. International Declaration of Solidarity in Defense of Zapatista Communities

Dec. 2007 | Naomi Klein: Zapatista Code Red

Oct. 1, 2007 | Alert on the New Offensive Against Zapatista Communities. English/Español

Oct. 11-14, 2007 | Indigenous Encounter of the Americas, Vicam, Sonora. Gallery; Words of Yaqui Tribe spokesperson Mario Luna: audio I/ audio II; Interview with Riel Manywounds, from Redwire Native Youth Media Society, Occupied Vancouver, BC,; Interview (audio I/ audio II) with Doreen Silversmith, from Six Nations, Toronto, CA.

Sept. 22 | Other Campaign Suspended English/Español

Sept. 22 | Communique on the next phase of the Other Campaign

Intergalactica! See Enlace Zapatista or Regeneracion Radio for audios of the presentations by the Autonomous Zapatista Muncipalities in Rebellion during the July Encounter between Zapatista Peoples and Peoples of the World. Coming here:

June 2007 | Zapatista communique on the July International Encounter between Zapatista Peoples and Peoples of the World English/ Español

May 20, 2007 | Kilombo Statement for the meeting between Zapatista Sixth Commission and the Other Side

April 20, 2007 | EZLN communique: The Zapatista delegation of the Sixth Commission of the Other Campaign in the North is harassed by military. English/ Español

April 8, 2007 | Communique: Update on the Other Campaign: the Consultation, the First and Second Phases, repression against adherents, and the National Program of Struggle. English/ Español

March 25, 2007 | Communique: Call for World Campaign in Defense of Indigenous and Rural autonomous lands, read by Comandanta Kelly at the beginning of the second phase of the Other Campaign, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas. English/ Español

March, 2007 | Communique: Hostilities against the Zapatista Communities and announcement of the second phase of the Other Campaign. English/ Español

Dec 30, 2006 | Kilombo statement for the Meetings between Zapatista communities and Communities of the World English/ Español.

The Other Campaign in the North: (audio, text, and slides made for our community assembly in Durham, NC) [includes Sinaloa, Baja California Sur, Baja California Norte, Sonora, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, Zacatecas, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas. The Other states, South and Central, our found in the archives of the blogspot]

Oct. 30, 2006 | EZLN Communiqué in support of Oaxaca resistance English/Español

Oct. 2, 2006 | Zapatistas announce Intergalactic preparatory meetings English/ Español

EZLN communiques after the elections, “what’s next?”

The Zapatistas and the Other: The Pedestrians of History

L@s Zapatistas y La Otra: Los Peatones de la Historia

Sept. 16, 2006 | Itinerary proposal for the continuation of the Journey English/ Español

Sept. 13, 2006 | The Other Campaign Journey to continue! EZLN communique: English/ Español

July 26, 2006 | Communiqué from the Intergalactic Commission on the progress of the Intergalactic Encuentro. Español/English

June 3, 2006 | Letter from the Intergalactic Commission: One month since the Repression in Atenco. Español/ English.

May 30, 2006 | Letter from Delegate Zero to Adherents of the Other Campaign and the Sixth Declaration. Español.

May 29, 2006 | Second report on International mobilizations in support of Atenco. Español.

May 28, 2006 | First report on International mobilizations in support of Atenco. Español/English

May 25, 2006 | Communiqué from Lt. Col. Moises of the Intergalactic Commission, call for global actions on May 28th for the liberation of political prisoners. Español/ English

May 19, 2006 | Report of activities on May 19, International Day of Action for the Liberation of Political Prisoners from San Salvador Atenco and the Other Campaign. Español/ English

May 16, 2006 | Communiqué from the Intergalactic Commission regarding May mobilizations to free political prisoners. Español/ English

May 14, 2006 | Communiqué from the Sixth Commission on May mobilizations for the liberation of the political prisoners taken in San Salvador Atenco. Español/ English

May 12, 2006 | Letter from women political prisoners in Santiaguito, Almoloya, State of Mexico. Español/ English

May 4, 2006 | Insurgent Lieutenant Colonel Moises calls on the Intergalactic community Español/ English

photo: Reforma/AFP

photo: Reforma/AFP

May 3, 2006 | Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos’ discourse, Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Tlatelolco. Español/ English

May 3, 2006 | After a violent struggle between residents of San Salvador Atenco defending their neighboring flower-growers in Texcoco threatened with eviction, the EZLN announces its unconditional support for the Atenco resistance, declares its forces on red alert, closes the Caracoles in Chiapas, and implements an alternative line of command should happen to Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos.

May 4, 2006 | Police invade San Salvador Atenco, savagely beating anyone in site, including community members, press, and international observers, raping or sexually abusing women, and taking hundreds of prisoners.

photo: La Jornada 5.6.06

photo: La Jornada 5.6.06

May 5, 2006 | 5,000 people march peacefully into San Salvador Atenco, where Marcos declares suspended the EZLN’s participation in all activities of the Other Campaign and that he will remain in Mexico City until all political prisoners are released.

Check our Other Campaign blogspot for more details and ongoing coverage

Also read:

zswirlmuralArticles on the Sixth Declaration and the Other Campaign

Communiques Related to the Sixth Declaration

June 19th | General Red Alert/ Alerta Roja General

June 20th | Two Years of Restructuring / Finaliza Reorganizacion Politico-Militar del EZLN

June 20th | On the Motives of the General Red Alert/ Sobre Motivos de la Alerta Roja General

June 21st | Almost a Farewell / Carta a la sociedad civil nacional e internacional

June 26th | Results of the Zapatista Referendum; Resultados de la Consulta Zapatista

July 11th | Red Alert Lifted/ Se levanta Alerta Roja

July 13th | Proposal for Prepartaory meetings on the Sixth/ Propuesta de reuniones preparatorias

July 13th | The CCRI-CG names work commissions for the Sixth/ El CCRI-CG nombra comisión para los trabajos de la Sexta

July 22nd | A Penguin in the Selva Lacandona, Part 1 / Part 2; Un Pinguino en la Selva Lacandona. I/II / II/II<

[All EZLN communiques can be found in Spanish at]

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