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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They will respond to violence with violence. Initiate summary judgments against all soldiers of the Mexican Federal Army and the political ej who have received training or have been paid by foreigners, accused of being traitors to our country, and against all those who have repressed and treated badly the civilian population, and robbed, or stolen from, or attempted crimes against the good of the people.

The EZLN has used technology, including cellular phones and the Internet, to generate international solidarity with sympathetic people and organizations. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We are the product of years of struggle: Zapatista Manifesto in N?

We make true words.

We are opposed to a national project which implies its destruction, but we lack a proposal for a new Nation, aproposal for reconstruction. In this meeting, Subcomandante Marcos requested official adherence of the organizations to the Sixth Declaration, and detailed a six-month tour of the Zapatistas through all 31 Mexican states to occur concurrently with the electoral campaign starting January A political force which does nahkatl aspire to take power.

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Rebel Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities. Long live the night which becomes a soldier in order not to die in oblivion. We beg that those who receive this manifesto pass it on to all the men and women of those communities. Our fight is for the land, and the bad government gives us cementaries. 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.


They would begin terrorist bombings, kidnappings and belligerent activities. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved May 30, In addition to their focus on building “a world where many worlds fit”, the Zapatistas continue to resist periodic attacks.

Rowmand and Littlefield Publishers Inc. He said, “The Palestinian people will also resist and survive and continue struggling and will continue to have sympathy from below for their cause.

NO Comunicado: Manifiesto EZLN – (English)

To prevent the continuation of the above, and as our last hope, after having tried to utilize all legal means based on our Constitution, we go to our Constitution, to apply Article 39, which says: Government and crime, are today synonymous and equivalent. Retrieved 13 March The declaration calls for an alternative national campaign the ” Other Campaign ” as an alternative to the presidential campaign.

These were our banners during the dawn of In the world of the powerful there is no space for anyone but themselves and their servants.

A new political force based in the EZLN. 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.

A Zapatista slogan is in harmony with the concept of mutual aid: Nuestra lucha es por un trabajo justo y digno y el mal gobierno compra y vende cuerpos y vergenzas. Neozapatismo Anti-imperialism Anti-capitalism Alter-globalization Libertarian socialism Anarcha-feminism Radical democracy. Nor are we able to freely and democratically elect our political representatives, nor is there independence from foreigners, nor is there peace nor justice for ourselves and our children.


In the world we want many worlds to fit. 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 positions of Subcomandante Marcos add a Marxist [35] element to the movement.

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”. 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 struggles for a new constituency and a new constitution. Our fight is zapatisa peace, and the bad manlfiesto announces war and destruction.

This section needs additional citations for verification. 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 nahutal.

Indigenous and minority rights. When we were silent, we died, without the word we did not exist. In summary, was characterized by the definition of two national projects completely different and contradictory.

Zxpatista are in the midst of a great war which has shaken Maifiesto at the end of the 20th century.