Chiapas: Communique from the EZLN on the preparations for the First Global Festival of Justified Rage

December 3, 2008

In a communiqué on November 26, in the name of the Sixth Commission and the Intergalactic Commission of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), the lieutenant colonel Moisés, and sub-commander Marcos presented “the preparations for the celebration of the First Global Festival of Justified Rage (Digna Rabia)”. The event will take place in Mexico City on December 26 through 29, 2008, and in San Cristóbal de las Casas from January 2 through 5, 2009.

The communiqué states that to date people, collectives, and organizations from 21 different countries have registered. In Mexico City, the forum titled “The four axes of capitalism” will take place, and it will deal with exploitation, repression, and contempt. With regards to the events taking place in San Cristobal de las Casas, they announced the participation of members of the movement of Landless Workers’ movement in Brazil (MST) and Vía Campesina, as well as others, including Raúl Zibechi, Pablo González Casanova, Adolfo Gilly, John Halloway, Luis Villoro, and Michael Hardt.

For More Information (In Spanish):

Comunicado de la Comisión Sexta y la Comisión Intergaláctica del EZLN a l@s participantes del Festival, (26/11/2008)

Comunicado de la Comisión Sexta y la Comisión Intergalactica del EZLN convocando el Festival de la Digna Rabia, (15/09/2008)