Chiapas: Capitalism, Organized Crime, State Violence and Community Resistance
Celebrating the 19th anniversary of resistance of the Zapatista Caracoles.
Presenting: Dora Roblero Garcia, Director, Center for Human Rights Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Diana Itzu, Red Ajmaq Luis Hernandez Navarro, journalist In this conversation Dora Roblero, Diana Itzu, and Luis Hernandez Navarro describe a broad panorama of the violence in the state of Chiapas in southeastern Mexico. They consider Chiapas to be a refunctionalized regional power system, a web of power. Where narco-paramilitarism plays an important role.
At the same time they highlight the resistance forces of Zapatismo, the teachers' movement, and organizations such as the Frayba and other concentric forces that show social discontent.
At the end they point out that the history of Chiapas has not been written: We are about to see very important events