How a West Bank Village is Key to Israel’s Plan for Breaking up Palestine

The Israeli supreme court’s decision to permit the demolition of the village of Khan al-Ahmar marks a key moment in the strategy to isolate Jerusalem and divide the West Bank through building Jewish settlements. Pavan Kulkarni A day after Israel’s supreme court gave the green light for the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar village in the…

EZLN-Backed National Indigenous Congress Announces New Assembly

Marichuy and members of the CIG and CNI marching with the Nahuatl people in San Pedro Tlanixco. The indigenous organizations that proposed an indigenous, revolutionary woman as a candidate for the past Mexican presidential elections have called for a new national assembly to decide on the next steps for their struggle. The aim of the…

Indigenous Chileans Defend their Land with Radical Tactics

Red Power Media A Mapuche gathering in Ercilla, Chile. The Mapuche are protesting the presence of agricultural firms on their land. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP Chile’s Mapuche people are resorting to increasingly extreme tactics to reclaim their ancestral land from exploitive industries It is late autumn in southern Chile, and in the region of Araucanía, the…

EZLN’s Galeano: AMLO’s Projects Will Destroy Indigenous Territories

Sandra Gayoul, La Jornada Maya, Caracol of Morelia, Chiapas “The government chose from the four candidates the one that is more right-wing,” Subcomandante Galeano, of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) pointed out upon considering that the programs that president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador wants to implement, like the plantation…