November 17, 1983 — ?
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN), often referred to as the Zapatistas (Mexican Spanish pronunciation: [sapaˈtistas]), is a libertarian socialist political and militant group that controls a substantial amount of territory in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico.
Since 1994 the group has been nominally at war with the Mexican state (although it may be described at this point as a frozen conflict). In recent years, the EZLN has focused on a strategy of civil resistance. The Zapatistas' main body is made up of mostly rural indigenous people, but it includes some supporters in urban areas and internationally. The EZLN's main spokesperson is Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano, previously known as Subcomandante Marcos (a.k.a. Compañero Galeano and Delegate Zero in relation to "the Other Campaign"). Unlike other Zapatista spokespeople, Marcos is not an indigenous Maya.
The group takes its name from Emiliano Zapata, the agrarian revolutionary and commander of the Liberation Army of the South during the Mexican Revolution, and sees itself as his ideological heir. Nearly all EZLN villages contain murals with images of Zapata, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, and Subcomandante Marcos.
While EZLN ideology is similar to libertarian socialism, the Zapatistas have rejected and defied political classification. The EZLN aligns itself with the wider alter-globalization, anti-neoliberal social movement, seeking indigenous control over local resources, especially land. Since their 1994 uprising was countered by the Mexican Armed Forces, the EZLN has abstained from military offensives and adopted a new strategy that attempts to garner Mexican and international support.
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Author of Autonomous Government I (January 01, 1970)
Author of Autonomous Government II (January 01, 1970)
Author of Autonomous Resistance (January 01, 1970)
Author of A Zapatista Response to “The EZLN Is NOT Anarchist” (January 01, 1970)
Author of Between Light And Shadow (January 01, 1970)
Author of EZLN Closes Caracoles Due to Coronavirus and Calls on People Not to Abandon Current Struggles (January 01, 1970)
Author of EZLN Demands at the Dialogue Table (January 01, 1970)
Author of A History of Guadalupe El Tepeyac (January 01, 1970)
Author of “I Shit On All the Revolutionary Vanguards of this Planet” (January 01, 1970)
Author of Participation of Women in Autonomous Government (January 01, 1970)
Author of Part Six: A Mountain on the High Seas (January 01, 1970)
Author of Sixth Declaration of the Selva Lacandona (January 01, 1970)
Author of A Story to Try to Understand (January 01, 1970)
Author of Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities (January 01, 1970)
Author of (January 01, 1970)
November 17, 1983 : Ejército Zapatista De Liberación Nacional's Birth Day.
January 08, 2022 : Ejército Zapatista De Liberación Nacional's Added.
January 08, 2022 : Ejército Zapatista De Liberación Nacional's Updated.
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