With dance, theatre and poetry, the Zapatistas show their struggle and resistance in CompArte in Oventik
Oventik, Chiapas, Mexico. July 29, 2016. Around noon today the festival CompArte for Humanity began in Zapatista territory in the caracol of Oventik. To the sound of revolutionary ballads (corridos) such as “el Campesino”, “el 69”, “Comandante Insurgente Pedro” the musical group “Los Originales de San Andrés” welcomed national and international artists who responded to the call of the rebel group.
Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés read the communiqué from the Clandestine Indigenous Revolutionary Committee-General Command in which they called on those who work work in teaching and in health and the people of Mexico and the world, to organize and fight to the end.
Also, in respect of recent events in San Juan Chamula, the Zapatistas reported “what hurts us is what really happened and not what the paid media says, they do not say anything about the others who went to die in their home places, there were not only five dead “.
Later, among the artistic activities, they began the dance, poetry and theatre where they showed those attending and indeed the whole world the struggle and resistance of the Zapatistas.
Posted by Dorset Chiapas Solidarity on 30/07/2016