Ominous silence of the Mexican Government in the face of attacks on Zapatistas

Chiapas Support Committee

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New attacks against Nuevo San Gregorio Autonomous Zapatista Community

Violence towards the Zapatista autonomous communities has been constant and has escalated as part of the “La Extemporánea” delegation concludes its Tour for Life in Europe.

The Good Government Junta “New Dawn in Resistance and Rebellion for Life and Humanity” of Caracol No. 10 Blossoming the Rebel Seed) in the Patria Nueva Zone, has denounced new aggressions, harassment, and acts of surveillance that from the end of November to December 6 of this year the “Group of 40” has carried out against the Zapatista community of Nuevo San Gregorio, belonging to Lucio Cabañas autonomous municipality, official municipality of Huixtán, Chiapas.

Yesterday the Group of 40 raided the community to work the lands where support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army plant and cultivate their food, in addition to grazing cattle. They have pointed out that:

“These invaders set about creating…

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