48+ cities across Slumil K'ajxemk'op, formerly known as Europe, take to the streets in solidarity with Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee - General Command of the EZLN's communiqué.
Chiapas is suffering from paramilitary violence sponsored by the State. The EZLN requested global solidarity. This Friday, September 24th protests emerged in 48+ cities across Slumil K'ajxemk'op.
Chiapas is suffering from paramilitary violence sponsored by the State. The EZLN requested global solidarity.
This Friday, September 24th of 2021, protests in front of Mexican embassies, consulates, buildings, and monuments emblematic of this state apparatus emerged in 48+ cities across Slumil K'ajxemk'op – formerly known as Europe – to denounce the national instrument’s sponsorship and collusion with armed groups.
Abya Yala simultaneously witnessed a vast number of congregations, taking to the street the demand to cease the persistent violence, threats, and harassment the autonomous indigenous communities are currently facing.
From multiple territories, comrades manifested against paramilitary terror, responding to the September 19, 2021 request written from the mountains of southeastern Mexico by Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano in the name of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee - General Command of the EZLN.
Here we attach a few photos, as distributed by the Medios Libres, Alternativos, Autónomos o Como se Llamen and in gratitude with the regional collectives. We’ve taken the discretion to conceal some of the activists’ faces to protect their safety and their identities.
As of today, Saturday 25th, the number of cities has not fully been confirmed, and the amount keeps increasing.
We want to thank Medios Libres for the contributions and their solidarity with the cause. To find out more about the precarious situation in Chiapas, please click here.
Journalist (and beloved compa) Luis Hernández Navarro dissected the ongoing situation, juxtaposing present events to their historical context in his insightful article titled “The Chiapas Hell,” recently translated by our comrades from SchoolsForChiapas.
¡Frente al gran capital, una milpa en común!