Sep 20, 2011

Mexico Peace Movement Meets Zapatistas

Good article on the Movement for Peace's Caravan to the South of Mexico, including the states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco and Veracruz

IPS "The Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity, headed by Mexican writer Javier Sicilia, travelled through southeastern Mexico and reached the heart of the territory controlled by the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), bringing a message of solidarity.

Sicilia and other relatives of victims of the wave of violence triggered by the militarisation of the war on drugs by the government of Mexican President Felipe Calderón visited the "autonomous community" of Oventic, in the southern state of Chiapas, Friday Sep. 16. "

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