CNI and EZLN Comunicados

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CNI and EZLN Comunicados

1. Joint CNI-EZLN Comunicado denouncing repression in Arantepacua, Michoacán– The CNI-EZLN jointly denounce an armed police attack that took place in a Purépecha community of Michoacán affiliated with the National Indigenous Congress. The attack left 3 community members dead, many injured, two of them seriously and many community members arrested.

En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2017/04/06/comunicado-conjunto-del-cni-y-el-ezln-denunciando-la-represion-contra-la-comunidad-purepecha-de-arantepacua-michoacan/

2. Convocation of the Constituent Assembly of the Indigenous Government Council for Mexico– The CNI announces the dates of May 26, 27 and 28, 2017 for their assembly at which they will hold workshops, name an indigenous woman as Spokeswoman, swear in members, approve agreements and issue statements. Attached is Appendix 2, a list of the indigenous representatives that will send representatives, which is impressive.

En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2017/04/02/convocatoria-a-la-asamblea-constitutiva-del-concejo-indigena-de-gobierno-para-mexico/

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Analysis

1. Zibechi: They assassinate journalists to discipline the media– Perhaps motivated by the recent murder of Miroslava Breach, a reporter for La Jornada, Raúl Zibechi analyzes the murder of critical journalists by delving into a little history (Vietnam, the Black Panthers). He concludes that critical journalists are murdered for their commitment to those below.

En español: 2017/03/31/opinion/018a1pol

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