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Below is a list of websites of interest to activists visiting Oaxaca and Chiapas, as well as a few resources for other countries in Latin America. For a further list of human rights organizations and NGOs operating in Chiapas and Oaxaca, see CASA's Partners.
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Chiapas Human Rights Organizations
- CAPISE Research, analysis, promotion, and defense of the collective rights of the indigenous peoples of Chiapas.
- Center for Human Rights, Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas "Fray Ba" sends human rights delegations to Chiapas communities.
- Centro de Derechos de la Mujer The Center for Women's Rights
- Enlace Civil Provides human rights accompaniment in the Zapatista caracoles.
- BorderLinks A not-for-profit organization that conducts travel seminars focusing on the issues of Mexican border communities.
- Chiapas 95 A group of mailing lists which distribute news and debate about Chiapas.
- Mexico-US Solidarity Network (MSN) An organization dedicated to the struggle for democracy, economic justice and human rights on both sides of the US-Mexico border.
- Chiapas Indymedia A place for activist generated news on Chiapas.
- La Jornada A left-leaning Mexican newspaper (in Spanish)
- Oaxaca Libre
- Narco News Bulletin Reports on the Drug War and Democracy from Latin America
- Assemblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca (APPO)
- APPO CODEP
- El Enemigo Comun
- Mirada Libre
- Oaxaca en Pie de Lucha
- Oaxaca Libre
- Revolucionemos Oaxaca
Other Countries in Latin America
- agora.tv Video presentations on factory recuperations and on other Argentine social justice issues.
- EntreMundos Helps volunteers find appropriate and satisfying work in and around Xela (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala).
- BBC Country Profiles Brief recent histories and political background of every country, including the Americas. Their perspective occasionally acknowledges the US's interventionist role in the region.
- Democracy Now! - Search for Zapatistas A syndicated radio program that has covered Zapatista news stories. This link searches their archives for all stories. Also manually search for "Chiapas".
- Tomisimo A fairly comprehensive and easy to use Spanish-English and English-Spanish dictionary. If you find a better one, let us know!
- Enlace Zapatista
- EZLN (Spanish) The website for the Zapatista National Liberation Army.
- Radio Insurgente "The voice for those without voice." An independent radio station (available online as streaming audio) and the official voice of the National Zapatista Liberation Army (EZLN).
- Radio Zapatista A monthly radio program broadcast on Pacifica radio covering news of the Other Campaign in English and Spanish. Archived shows available online as mp3s. Radio Zapatista is a program of the Chiapas Support Committee and La Onda Bajita.
- Zapatista Index An index of material in English on the EZLN / Zapatistas and on the rebellion in Chiapas. It also contains sections on movements elsewhere in Mexico and on Mexican history.
- ZNet Chiapas Watch Translated writings of the EZLN, analysis of the conflict and of connections with other struggles.