With a few thousand members, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) marched against all wars of the world from the municipal capitals of Chiapas such as San Cristóbal de las Casas, Yajalón, Palenque, Ocosingo, Las Margaritas, Altamirano and in the communities at the foot of the highway.
At 9 o’clock in the morning, the parade began through the main streets of San Cristobal de las Casas, where the Zapatistas with banners and tarps demand a ceasefire, that “all wars” end, as well as no more prisoners. politicians.
Also, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) demanded a halt to the capitalist war against the peoples of Ukraine and Russia, emphasizing that they call on the world population to stop these atrocities.
What did the EZLN say against the wars of the world?
“A call to all honest people, groups, collectives, organizations and movements in Mexico and in the world, according to their times and ways and preserving their independence and autonomy, join the activities to demand an end to wars. ”.
According to the EZLN, the winners of the war in Ukraine are the big arms manufacturers and big capital, who see the opportunity to conquer, destroy and rebuild territories in order to create new markets for goods and for the consumption of people.
The EZLN and the Russian invasion of Ukraine
AmericanPost.News reports that, in the EZLN communique “There will be no landscape after the battle,” published on March 2, the Zapatista position is set forth in the face of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in a concise and forceful manner, supported by the political ethics that characterizes the movement.
Unlike a good part of the Latin American left (parties, governments, and intellectuals), the EZLN condemns the invasion, rejects Putin, big capital on both sides, and places itself alongside the peoples of Russia and Ukraine who resist the system. The most important thing about the statement is that it does not take sides with any State, but always with those below.
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