Thousands of Zapatistas occupying squares

Chiapas, Mexico, on December 21, 2012

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Some were expecting the end of the world… As the Maya calendar ended, a new cycle of struggle began with thousands of Zapatistas peacefully and silently occupying town squares across Chiapas, Mexico.

The EZLN Communique reads as follows:

21 December 2012
To whom it may concern

DID YOU HEAR?
It is the sound of their world collapsing.
It is that of ours rising anew.
The day that was the day, used to be night.
And night will be the day, that will be the day.

Democracy!
Freedom!
Justice!

From the Mountains of the Mexican Southeast.
On behalf of the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee – General Command of the EZLN
Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Mexico, December 2012

(Translated by Leonidas Oikonomakis)

Images: http://www.pozol.org/?p=7459

Zapatistas: “to be heard, we march in silence”: http://roarmag.org/2012/12/zapatistas-march-chiapas-mayas/

Chiapas cries out: the sound of Zapatista silence: http://roarmag.org/2012/12/chiapas-zapatista-ezln-marcos-silence/

EZLN Communique: http://roarmag.org/2012/12/subcomandante-marcos-declaration-ezln/

December 21, 2012: The sound of Zapatista hope: http://radiozapatista.org/?p=7402&lang=en

Articles in Spanish:

http://desinformemonos.org/2012/12/escucharon-es-el-sonido-de-su-mundo-derrumbandose-ezln/
http://mexico.indymedia.org/spip.php?article2509

http://www.jornada.unam.mx/ultimas/2012/12/21/9154903-zapatistas-se-movilizan-en-cuatro-municipios-de-chiapas
http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2012/12/22/politica/004a1pol
http://www.proceso.com.mx/?p=328601

Video: http://radiozapatista.org/?p=7402&lang=en (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5K_z_ceSlwE)

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