Zapatista Kidnapped, Tortured by Government-Protected Paramilitaries

Zapatista in La Realidad, Chiapas Mexico, headquarters of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Photolangelle.org (1996) Note: GJEP’s co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann have supported the uprising of Indigenous Peoples in the Southeastern state of Chiapas, Mexico… Read More

Call for Solidarity After Paramilitaries Burn Zapatista Coffee Harvest in Chiapas

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin… Read More

Zapatista Indigenous Governing Council statement on 8/22 attack by paramilitaries

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin Langelle traveled to La Realidad, home to the headquarters… Read More

Earth Minute: Zapatista Women Who Fight

Chilean Uprising. Photo: Langelle

Zapatista Update #3: Second International Meeting of Women who Fight

Photo courtesy of Censored News Zapatista Women: ‘Fight for your lives’ Second International Meeting of Women who Fight Censored News January 2, 2020 Brenda Norrell Words from the Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International Gathering… Read More

Zapatista Update #2: Concerning the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and USMCA

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle via Tonatierra January 1, 2020 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission House Committee on Foreign Affairs 5100 O’Neill House Office Building 200 C Street SW Washington, D.C. 20515 Good greetings…. Read More

Zapatista Update: Forum on Defense of the Territory and Mother Earth

Comandante in La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico (1996). Photo: Langelle   Enough 14 December 25, 2019 On December 21 and 22, 2019, in the new Jacinto Canek caracol in the facilities of Cideci / UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las… Read More

New Era for Mexico’s Zapatista Army 25 Years After Uprising

Via Telesurenglish.tv “We’re the product of 500 years of struggles: first against slavery in the independence war led by insurgents against Spain, then avoiding being absorbed by North American expansionism, then for promulgating our Constitution and expelling the… Read More

Zapatistas Warn Mexico: ‘We Won’t Back AMLO Projects’

Above Photo: Members of the EZLN at La Realidad, Zapatista autonomous territory, in Chiapas, Mexico. Dec. 31, 2018. | Photo: EFE Via PopularResistance.org   “It’s not easy to face political parties and bad governments are the current one:… Read More

Dismantling Power: The Zapatista Vision to Transform Mexico from Below

Graffiti in support of Zapatistas, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996.  Photolangelle.org GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle has been working in support of the Zapatista struggle for liberation since learning of the uprising on New Years Day… Read More