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

Daily Maverick: COVID-19 = Capitalism + Ecological Destruction

Road construction into the Lacandon Rainforest, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996. Photo: Langelle/GJEP COVID-19 and Capitalism: ‘Pandemics… have their roots in environmental change and ecosystem disturbances’ Daily Maverick 24 Mar 2020 Dale T. McKinley As the escalating crisis of climate… Read More

Indigenous Peoples Key to Saving Threatened Forests

Community of Amador Hernandez-Chiapas, Mexico. Photo: Langelle Phys.org January 7, 2020 Patrick Galey More than a third of the world’s vanishing pristine forests are managed by indigenous peoples under threat from development and deforestation, scientists said Tuesday, calling for… Read More

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