Federal Army troops attacked San Jose la Esperanza


Communique From the Comandancia General -
Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

Mexico
August 25, 1999.

To the People of Mexico
To the Peoples and Governments of the World
To the National and International Press

Today, August 25, 1999, in the morning hours, Federal Army troops and public security police from the State of Chiapas attacked the community of San Jose la Esperanza, located between the towns of Rizo de Oro and the Aguascalientes of La Realidad

During the military attack the companeros Enrique Lopez Cruz, Estanislao Lopez Gomez and Carmelino Mendez Lopez were arbitrarily detained, beaten and tied up.

In addition, Hermelindo Vazquez Lopez and Francisco Vazquez Vazquez were wounded by gunfire, and the women from the community were beaten up by the soldiers.

The Albores-Zedillo couple are continuing their war against the indigenous.

THAT IS ALL

DEMOCRACY
LIBERTY
JUSTICE

For the Comandancia General of the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee
of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

Felipe, Comandante David, Comandante Moises, Daniel and Rafael


Originally published in Spanish by the EZLN 
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Translated by irlandesa
Date:  Wednesday, August 25, 1999 20:47 
From:  enlacecivil-l@laneta.apc.org

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