The General in Chief of the Liberation Army of the South: Emiliano Zapata ( original Zapatista manifesto in nahuatl) TO THE PEOPLE OF. Lacondon Jungle December 31, TODAY WE SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! TO THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO: MEXICAN BROTHERS AND SISTERS. The Zapatista Army of National Liberation often referred to as the Zapatistas [ sapa╦łtistas], is a far-left libertarian-socialist political and militant group that controls.

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Europe and Latin America: Flag of the EZLN. Brothers andsisters of other races and languages, of other colors, but with the same heart now protect our light and in it they drink of the same fire. Inat the National Indigenous Congress and the EZLN agreed to select a candidate to represent them in the forthcoming Mexican general election. A political force which does not aspire to take power. The EZLN stressed that it opted for armed struggle due dn the lack of results achieved through peaceful means of protest such as sit-ins and marches.

Participant in Chiapas conflict. We use black and red in zapatiwta uniform as a symbol of our working people on strike.

The Zapatista Front of National Liberation is born today, and we extend an invitation to participate in it to the factory workers of the Republic, to the laborers of the countryside and of the citys, to the indigenous peoples, to the colonos, to teachers and students, to the mexican women, to young people across the country, to the honest artists and intellectuals, to responsible priests and nuns, and to all the Mexican people who do not seek power, but rather democracy, liberty, and justice for ourselves and for our children.

Zapatista Army of National Liberation

An order to retreat allowed the Zapatista forces to conserve their military power, their moral manifiedto, and their political force and historic reason which is the principal weapon against crime made government.

The Peace Process in Chiapas”.

This murderous attempt was covered up by the governmental lie of “recuperating national sovereignty. Despite these circumstances, President Zedillo decided to launch a military offensive in an attempt to capture or annihilate the EZLN’s main spokesperson, a figure around which a cult of personality was already forming.

They will respond to violence with violence. Another key element of the Zapatistas’ ideology is their aspiration to do politics in a new, participatory way, from the “bottom up” instead of “top down”. In addition to their focus on building “a world where many worlds zapafista, the Zapatistas continue to resist periodic attacks.

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They do not want Indians. Government and crime, are today synonymous and equivalent.

In spite of the persecution and the threats, beyond the lies manifiestl deceits, the EZLN has remained legitimate and accountable and forges ahead in its struggle for democracy, liberty and justice for all Mexicans. These were our banners during the dawn of A political force which struggles for a new constituency and a new constitution. We fight against this loss of memory, against death and for life. On the national political scene, the criminality of Salinismo wasre-discovered and it de-stablized the State-Party System.

The positions of Subcomandante Marcos add a Marxist [35] element to the movement. Political decisions are deliberated and decided in community assemblies. Our fight is for a job which is just and dignified, and the bad government buys and sells our bodies and our shames. Our struggle is for life and the bad government offers death as a future.

The Zapatistas retained some of the land for a little over a year, but in February the Mexican kanifiesto overran that territory in a surprise breach of ceasefire. In late and earlythe Zapatistas through Subcomandante Marcosalong with other indigenous peoples of the Americasannounced the Intercontinental Indigenous Encounter.

Eliminate Marcos, and his social containment work will not only cease, but will give opportunity to the radical groups to take control of the movement.

After consulting with their support base, the Zapatistas issued the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle. Thousands of innocent civilians were taken prisoners by the bad government and still remain in jail utilized as hostages of war by the terrorists who govern us.

That is our obligation of honor, if we want to be called men of honesty and good inhabitants of our communities. Instead, they wish to reconceptualize the entire system. Nahuat, new political force based in the EZLN. A political force whose members do not exert nor aspire to hold elective manigiesto or government offices in any of its levels. Following this offensive, the Zapatista villages were mostly abandoned, and the rebels fled to the mountains after breaking through the Mexican army perimeter.

The following days were marked by violence, with some arrests, over 30 rape and sexual abuse accusations against the police, five deportations, and one casualty, a year-old boy named Javier Cortes shot by a policeman. Today, with heart of Emiliano Zapata and having heard the voice of all our brothers and sisters, we call upon the manifiest of Mexico to participate in a new stage of the struggle for national liberation and the construction of a new maniiesto, through this.


The Zapatista Manifesto

When he resumed writing inhe assumed a more aggressive tone, and his attacks on former allies angered some of the EZLN’s supporters. The National Action Party, the most faithfulally of Salinas de Gortari, began to demonstrate its real possibilities of replacing the Institutional Revolutionary Party PRI in the summit of political power and demonstrate its repressive, intolerant and reactionary nature. Our fight is caused by hunger, and the gifts of the bad government are lead and paper for the stomachs of our children.

On the one hand, the national project of the Powerful, a project which entails the total destruction of the Mexican nation; the negation of its history; the sale of its sovereignty; treachery and crime as supreme values; hypocrisy and deceit as a method of government; destabilization and insecurity as a national program; repression and intolerance as a plan for economic development.

A plural, tolerant, inclusive, democratic, just, free and new society is only possible today, in a new nation.

The Zapatistas’ main body is made up of mostly rural indigenous peoplebut it includes some supporters in urban areas and internationally.

We declare zaaptista we will not stop fighting until the basic demands of our people have been met by forming a government of our country that is free and democratic. Never before in the history of the world or the nation had a peaceful civil society dialogued with a clandestine and armed group. In contrast, the EZLN aims to reinforce the idea of participatory democracy or radical democracy by limiting public servants’ terms to only two weeks, not using visible organization nauhatl, and constantly referring to the people they are governing for major decisions, strategies, and conceptual visions.

They want us dead. Bouillon, Arianna Legovini, Nora Lustig:: This event also saw the famed and enigmatic unofficial spokesperson of the Zapatistas, Subcomandante Marcos, announce that he would be stepping down, [45] manifissto symbolized a shift in the EZLN to completely Indigenous leadership.

The EZLN has used technology, including cellular phones and the Internet, to generate international solidarity with sympathetic people and organizations. The declaration wn for an alternative national campaign the ” Other Campaign ” as an alternative to the presidential campaign.

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