EZLN: the government of Chiapas is losing the media war against the CNTE

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Chiapas Support Committee

Parachicos march in support of the teachers. Photo: Eduardo Parachicos march in support of the teachers. Photo: Eduardo Miranda.

By: Isaín Mandujano

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas

The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) said today that the mobilization y protest actions of the peoples, communities, organizations and activists in Chiapas, the government is losing the media war against the teachers’ movement that impugns the education reform.

“We don’t know about the rest of the country, but at least in Chiapas, those above are losing the media war. We have seen entire families, in rural and urban surroundings, supporting the teachers,” the EZLN asserts in a public comunicado.

And it’s not referring to support of the type “this fist is seen,” “the people united, will never be defeated,” and the slogans that despite distances in calendars and geographies, continue being the same –says the guerrilla group– “because underneath continues being the fundamental principle of solidarity.” If in previous mobilizations of the rebel…

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