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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Zapatistas respond with aid for Indigenous earthquake and hurricane victims

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Above: Earthquake victims in Union Hidalgo. Below earthquake destruction in Mexico City.

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Message from the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Indigenous Governing Council (CIG)

September 20, 2017

To the people of Mexico:
To the people of the world:
To the national and international Sixth:

The Coordination and Follow-up Commission of the Indigenous Governing Council has received, via the EZLN’s Sixth Commission, our first monetary donation from the Zapatista bases of support to be sent to the originary peoples, communities, barrios, nations, and tribes affected by the cyclones, hurricanes, and earthquakes in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Puebla, Guerrero, Morelos, Mexico State, Veracruz, and Mexico City.
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