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 [ sapaˈtistas], is a far-left libertarian-socialist political and militant group that controls.
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That is our obligation of honor, if we want to be called men of honesty and good inhabitants of our communities. Mexico portal Socialism portal.
Zapatista Army of National Liberation
An initiative for the international arena expresses itself in a call to carry out an intercontinental dialogue in opposition to neoliberalism. Since their uprising was countered by the Mexican army, the EZLN has abstained from military offensives and adopted a new strategy that attempts to garner Mexican and international support.
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.
They invited indigenous people from throughout the Americas and the rest of the world to gather on October 11—14,near GuaymasSonora. These were our banners during the dawn of On May 3—4,a series of demonstrations protested the forcible removal of irregular flower vendors from a lot in Texcoco for the construction of a Walmart branch.
In accordance with this principle, the Zapatistas are not a political party: A political force which struggles against the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few and against the centralization of power. Today, with heart of Emiliano Zapata and having heard the voice of all our brothers and sisters, we call upon the people of Mexico to participate in a new stage of the struggle for national liberation and the construction of a new nation, through this.
NO Comunicado: Manifiesto EZLN – (English)
Softly and gently we speak the words which find the unity which will embrace us in history and which will discard the abandonment which confronts and destroys one another. The dispossessed, we are millions, and we thereby call upon our brothers and sisters to join this struggle as the only path, so that we will not die of hunger due to the insatiable ambition of a year dictatorship led by a clique of traitors who represent the most conservative and sell-out groups.
The Zapatistas retained some of the land for a little over a year, but in February the Mexican army overran that territory in a surprise breach of ceasefire. We invite all the people of Mexico to subscribe to it. A political force which struggles against the State-Party System. They want us dead. In nahuayl to live the word dies, its seed germinating forever in the womb of the earth.
The positions of Subcomandante Marcos add a Marxist  element to the movement. The indigenous Mexicans, the ones always forced to listen, to obey, manifesto accept, to resign themselves, took the word and spoke the wisdomwhich is in their walk.
Instead, they wish to reconceptualize the entire system. Long live the word. Today, the struggle for democracy, liberty and justice in Mexico is a struggle for national liberation.
Manu Chao Manifiesto Zapatista – Sub. English
A political force which struggles for a new constituency and a new constitution. Anarchism portal Mexico portal Socialism portal.
Ignoring Article 39 of the Constitution which it swore to uphold on December 1,the supreme government reduced the Mexican Federal Army to the role of an army of occupation. The declaration ends with an exhortation for all who have more respect for humanity than for money to join with the Zapatistas in the struggle for social justice both in Mexico and abroad.
The declaration amounted to a declaration of war on the Mexican government, which they considered so out of touch with the will of the people as to make it illegitimate. As a result, on trips abroad, the president of Mexico is routinely confronted by small activist groups about “the Chiapas situation”. II Today, with heart of Emiliano Zapata and having heard the voice of all our brothers and sisters, we call upon the people of Mexico to participate in a new stage of the struggle for national liberation and the construction of a new nation, through this.
In addition to their zpaatista on building “a world where many worlds fit”, the Zapatistas continue to resist periodic attacks. The people have, at all times, the inalienable right to alter or modify their form of government. Our blood and our word have lit a small fire in the mountain and we walk a path against the house of money and the powerful.
We are in the midst of a great war which has shaken Mexico at the end manifiesot the 20th century. The long process of maturity of this organizing effort will bear fruit this new year.
Government and crime, are today synonymous and equivalent. We fight against this loss of memory, against death and for life. It bet upon the exhaustion and frustration of the Zapatistas, and the government delegation placed all its energies to breaking the dialogue, confident that it would then have all the arguments in its favor for the use of armed force, securing what reason could nahuahl secure.
The Zapatista Manifesto
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. The massive participation of international civil society called attention to the necessity to construct those spaces where the different aspirations for nahuatll change could find expression even among the different countries.
The masked face which today has a name may die, but the word which came from the depth of history and the earth can no longer be cut by the ears with its cannons. Nuestra lucha es por la vida y el mal gobierno oferta muerte como futuro.
For these foregoing reasons the Mexican army eased its operation in Chiapas, giving an opportunity that Marcos needed to escape the military sn in the Lacandon jungle.