Websites and information sources about the Zapatistas and Chiapas

This is just a small selection of the many sites available:

Zapatista sites (in Spanish) Official website of the EZLN Letters and communiqués of the EZLN 1994-2005  Communiqués and activities of the EZLN 2005-2009 (includes the Other Campaign) National situation in Mexico as regards conflicts and organising processes. Launched September 2015 Zapatista Language School (English page)

UK sites   UK Zapatista Solidarity Network Edinburgh Chiapas Solidarity Group London Mexico Solidarity Group Bristol-based group Publishes latest news from Chiapas in English, also the base for the Zapatista translation network.

Europazapatista News from the European solidarity groups. Has an English page.

News and information in English

Some information is available on these sites: US fundraising and education organisation supporting Zapatista schools US-based blog on the Zapatistas and Mexico Blog in English of the International Service for Peace Activism and politics in Latin America The Americas Program - action and communication for social change The Mexican page of the Amnesty International Site English page of the site of the ejido San Sebastián Bachajón. Look for Insumisión – what is going down in Mexico Excellent English news source for Mexico

Translations English translations can be found under many of the major entries e.g. communiqués  Escuelita textbooks Report on Acts of Aggression against Zapatista Support Bases: 2006-2012 

News and Information in Spanish Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Centre (Frayba) The organisation to approach about doing Human Rights Observation work Mexican daily newspaper Chiapas press

Independent Media 

The Zapatistas work with “the free, independent and autonomous media, or however you call it.” There are many independent sites providing news in Spanish about Chiapas and the Zapatistas. New ones are appearing all the time. This is a selection: Journalism from below Frayba enables peoples and organisations to share their word. Centre for free and independent media Civil Society Las Abejas, Acteal The ejido San Sebastián Bachajón The ejido Tila French site with much current news from Chiapas

Historical info in English

These sites contain useful historical information. Most are no longer being updated. Ceased publication May 2011 Documents, communiques and images from 1994 to 2004/5 Detailed historical source 2000 - 2010 Information on attacks on Zapatista communities 2012 - 2014 Some alternative translations