The EZLN's Listening Walk in the Unsubmissive Lands of Europe Below
By Medios Libres or whatever they are called
Published in Camino al Andar
August 15, 2021.
Those from above didn't believe them capable, but those from below gave it their best shot. "Vientos compas. ¡Qué chingonas son!", you can hear around in the continent formerly known as old Europe. In short, five hundred years of rough experiences of racism and resistance were summed up in listening to the seven "one hundred percent Zapatista" voices of the first Zapatista grassroots delegation to Europe. The maritime outpost of Squadron 421 is composed of Comandanta Carolina and Comandanta Ximena, Lupita, former local and regional youth coordinator, Yuli and Marijosé, former trainers of autonomous education promoters, and Bernal and Felipe, former members of the Good Government Councils. In the face of the European noises and ears, he gives us as an example his own way of walking, listening, in silence, when the sound of his word resurfaces, as announced on October 5, 2020 by the spokesperson Subcomandante Moisés, who will go to tell the people of Spain "that they did not conquer us. That we continue in resistance and rebellion" (Part Six: A Mountain on the High Seas, EZLN).