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

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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 of Women Who Struggle

ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION

MEXICO

December 2019

Updated English Translation

Compañeras and sisters:

Welcome to these Zapatista lands.

Welcome sisters and compañeras from geographies across the five continents.

Welcome compañeras and sisters from Mexico and the world.

Welcome sisters and compañeras from the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion.

Welcome compañeras from the National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Governing Council.

Welcome compañeras from the National and International Sixth.

Welcome compañeras from the Zapatista Bases of Support.

Welcome compañeras who are milicianas and insurgentas in the EZLN.

Sister and compañera:

We want to report that as of yesterday, December 26, 2019, registration for this second gathering came to:

3,259 women
95 little girls
26 men

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