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Presos Políticos, ¡Libertad!

Mexico’s Political Prisoners and the Zapatista Other Campaign

More coverage in the Spanish, French, German and Italian pages

Other Journalism, Narco News Journalists Arrested in Oaxaca

A Government Attack on Independent Journalism and the Zapatista Other Campaign

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Periodistas del Otro Periodismo y Narco News detenidos en Oaxaca
en français... Répression et détentions arbitraires contre la Otra Campaña et Narco News
in italiano... Arrestati a Oaxaca giornalisti di Otro Periodismo e Narco News

May 1, 2006

Video Newsreel: Prisoners of “Democracy”

At the Ixcotel Jail, Marcos Makes Freedom for Mexico’s Political Prisoners a Top Priority for the “Other Campaign”

By The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign
Watch it in the Salón Chingón Screening Room

en español... Video noticiero: Los presos de la “democracia”

March 22, 2006

Letters to the Other Campaign from Oaxaca’s Political Prisoners

Written for the Day of Action Against Police Brutality

By Oaxacan Political Prisoners
Oaxaca Zapatista Network

en español... Cartas a la Otra Campaña de los presos políticos oaxaqueños
in italiano... Lettere al’Altra Campagna dai prigionieri politici oaxaqueñi

March 16, 2006

Oaxaca State Police Arrest Nicanor Salud Rasgado of the Other Campaign in San Blas Atempa… Again

This Time, on the 14-Month-Old Arrest Warrant that Still Hangs Over the Heads of 72 Other Citizens

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico

en español... La policía estatal de Oaxaca arresta a Nicanor Salud Rasgado de la Otra Campaña en San Blas Atempa… de nuevo
in italiano... Lo Stato di Polizia di Oaxaca arresta Nicanor Salud Rasgado, membro dell'Altra Campagna in San Blas Atempa

March 15, 2006

EZLN Denounces Oaxaca Violence

Zapatista Supporters Fired On in the Town of Santiago Cuixtla; Two Are Seriously Injured

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Denuncia el EZLN represión en Oaxaca
in italiano... L’EZLN denuncia la repressione in Oaxaca

March 11, 2006

Oaxaca Under State of Repression

After the Subcomandante Marcos’ Visit, PRI and State Government Attack Communities that Support the “Other Campaign”

By James Daria and Dul Santamaria
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

en español... Oaxaca en estado de represión

March 10, 2006

National Day of Action Against Police Brutality

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Jornada Nacional Contra la Brutalidad Policiaca
in italiano... Giornata nazionale contro la brutalità della polizia

March 10, 2006

In The Wake of the “Other Campaign”: Because We Are All Prisoners

After Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos’ Visit to the State, Oaxaca’s Social Movements Struggle for Unity

By Nancy Davies
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

March 8, 2006

Dámaso Villanueva, Political Prisoner in Chiapas, Released

Without Evidence Against Him and Faced with a Massive Mobilization of Support, the Authorities Had to Let the “Other Campaign” Promoter Go

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Hoy liberaron al preso político Dámaso Villanueva en Chiapas
in italiano... Dàmaso oggi è stato liberato

March 4, 2006

Surrounded by 800 Heavily Armed Police Agents, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca, Refuses to Surrender

The Autonomous Government Was Violently Expelled on Wednesday, but the “Official” Government Has Not Yet Returned to City Hall

By Al Giordano and Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

en español... Rodeados por 800 policías fuertemente armados, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca, se niega a rendirse
in italiano... Circondato da 800 poliziotti fortemente armati, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca, rifiuta di arrendersi

March 2, 2006

Urgent Communiqué from San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

The Other Journalism Is in San Blas Right Now, with the People…

By the Popular Autonomous Town Council

en español... Comunicado urgente de San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... Dringendes Communiqué aus San Blás, Oaxaca
en français... Communiqué urgent de San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca
in italiano... Comunicato urgente di San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

March 1, 2006

Dámaso Villanueva: “I will not pay bail because I am not guilty”

Political Prisoner in San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Ready to Prove His Innocence

By Al Giordano
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Dámaso Villanueva: “No voy a pagar fianza porque no soy culpable”
in italiano... Dámaso Villanueva: “Non voglio pagare la cauzione perché non sono colpevole”

February 27, 2006

“Repression Will Not Stop the Other Campaign”

Responding to Arrest in Chiapas, Campaign Participants Denounce Nation-Wide Rise in Acts of Intimidation and Political Persecution

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Chiapas

en español... “La represión no detendrá La Otra Campaña”
in italiano... “La repressione non fermerà L'Altra Campagna”

February 25, 2006

Dámaso Villanueva Arrested Friday at the Zapatista Information Booth in San Cristóbal, Chiapas

Known to Travelers Throughout the World Who Visit the City Square, He Is the Latest Political Prisoner in the Other Campaign

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Chiapas

en español... Dámaso Villanueva fue arrestado el viernes en la caseta de información zapatista en San Cristóbal, Chiapas
in italiano... Dámaso Villanueva è stato arrestato venerdì al banchetto informativo zapatista in San Cristóbal de Las Casas

February 24, 2006

Indigenous Resident of San Blas, Oaxaca Arrested, but His People Win His Release

Nicanor Salud Rasgado Spent a Few Hours as a Political Prisoner, but a Spontaneous Demonstration Freed Him on February 19

By Luis A. Gómez
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Arrestan a un indígena en San Blas, Oaxaca, y su gente lo libera
in italiano... Arrestano un indigeno a San Blas, Oaxaca, ma la sua gente lo libera

February 23, 2006

Video Newsreel: Subcomandante Marcos Goes to Jail

A Visit to the Political Prisoners of San Blas, Oaxaca

By The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign
Watch it in the Salón Chingón Screening Room

en español... Video noticiero: Subcomandante Marcos va a la cárcel

February 20, 2006

No Surrender…

The Political Prisoners of Ixcotél Join “The Other Campaign”

By RJ Maccani
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

en español... Sin rendición…
auf Deutsch... Sie geben nicht auf
en français... Sans reddition…
in italiano... Senza resa…

February 10, 2006

Ya Basta (“Enough Already”) in San Blas, Oaxaca

A Citizenry Took a City Hall by Storm… Thirteen Months Later, Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos to Visit the Still-Occupied Government Palace

By Michael Kummer
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca, México

en español... Ya Basta en San Blas, Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... San Blas, Oaxaca, sagt „Ya basta!“
en français... Ya Basta à San Blas, Oaxaca
in italiano... Ya Basta in San Blas, Oaxaca

February 6, 2006

San Blas: A Model for Undoing the Authoritarian Political Model in Oaxaca, Mexico, and the World

A Communiqué of Autonomy in Action

By Popular Autonomous Town Council
And the Civil Resistance of San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

en español... San Blas: Modelo por Deshacer el Sistema Caciquil de Oaxaca, México y el Mundo
in italiano... San Blas: Modello per Disfare il Sistema Caciquil di Oaxaca, del Messico e del Mondo

February 6, 2006

The Other Journalism

Reporting on the Tour by Subcomandante Marcos Throughout the Mexican Republic


Planning Meetings in the Lacandon Jungle (2005)

2006: On the Road

Quintana Roo
Nayarit and Colima

Ground Zero:

State of Mexico and Mexico City
Zapatistas Call Red Alert in Response to the Atenco Atrocity

Mexico’s Corrupt Electoral System

The Tour Continues…

Baja California Sur
Baja California
San Luis Potosí
Nuevo León


The Other Side!

Full Archive

The Other Journalists

Read the Communiqué Introducing the Brigade

Mercedes Osuna, general coordinator

Al Giordano, correspondent and road team coordinator

Gerardo Osuna, technical coordinator

Victor Amezcua, road team logistics coordinator

Kristin Bricker, correspondent

Simon Fitzgerald, correspondent

Alberto Gini, videographer

Ana Mauri, photographer

Alice Serena, photographer

Martina Morazzi, photographer

Joshua Bregman, videographer

Murielle Coppin, correspondent and photographer

Ginna Villarreal, photographer

Yael Gerson Ugalde, correspondent

Nancy Davies, correspondent

Amber Howard, correspondent

Sean Geary, video producer

Gregory Berger, documentary director

Sarahy Flores Sosa, cinematographer

Juan Trujillo, correspondent

Annie P. Warren, photographer

Quetzal Belmont, audio/radio coordinator

Karla Aguilar, audio/radio coordinator

Jill Freidberg, video editor

James Daria, correspondent

RJ Maccani, correspondent

Daniela Lima, correspondent

Dul Santamaria, correspondent

Ana Laura Hernández, correspondent

Giovanni Proiettis, correspondent

Teo Ballvé, correspondent

Barrett Hawes, documentary producer

Dan Feder, correspondent

David Briones, webmaster


Spanish: Ivan García, Francisco Alvarez Quiñones, Laura del Castillo Matamoros, Lucia Benavides, Cesar Soriano, Raymundo Reynoso

English: Dan Feder, Jill Freidberg, Simon Fitz, Yakira Teitel, Lois Guchu, Yael Gerson Ugalde, Teo Ballvé, Kristin Bricker, Simon Fitzgerald, Chris Thomas, Dean Willis

Portuguese: Natalia Viana, Cecilia Viana

German: Dorothee Lienan, Stefan Fraudenberg, Martin, Dana Aldea

French: Dorothee Lienan, Irene Roca Ortíz, Sara de Haro, Claudine Madelon, Caroline Damiens

Italian: Giovanni Proiettis, Renza, Annamaria Maribel

Dutch: Murielle Coppin

Tel: 967 678 36 98

Email - Web page

Other News

Enlace Zapatista
Subcomandante Marcos’ Weblog

Indymedia Mexico
Coverage: We Are All Atenco

Radio Insurgente
The Voice of the Voiceless

Radio Pacheco
Audios from the Other Campaign

Radio KeHuelga
The Voices of the Other Campaign

Indymedia Chiapas
The Other Campaign

La Jornada
Other Campaign Coverage

Radio Sabotaje

Radio Zapote

Radio Polakas

Presos politicos: libertad

Radio Zapatista
KPFA - Pacifica Radio (94.1 FM)


Comisión del Caso Atenco

Egoteca: Otro No lugar en el Ciberespacio

Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca

La Otra del Otro Lado

La otra Morelos

La otra en el sur de Morelos

La otra Guerrero

La otra Tabasco

La otra Tampico

De Tod@s Para Tod@s

Información de La Otra Campaña

Con Safos

Mujeres Sin Miedo

La Otra Tijuana

Radikando (Tijuana)

La Otra Tamaulipas

La Otra Nuevo Leon

El Color de La Palabra (San Luis Potosí)

La Otra San Diego

La Otra Jalisco

Rincón Rupestre

La Otra Chilanga

Zapateando (Veracruz)

La Otra Colima

La Otra Sonora

La Otra Yucatán

Atenco Blog

La Sexta, La Otra

La Otra Huasteca

De Peninsula a Peninsula

Atenco: Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra

Jovenes de la Otra Puebla

Rinconcito revolucionario

Zapatista Blogs in English

Mexico-Australia Solidarity Network


Zapatista Network

Delete the Border

East Side Café (LA)

Encuentro New York

Chiapas 95 email list archives

La Zezta (French, English, Spanish)

Other Campaign Photo Album

Estación Libre



La Otra Salt Lake City

Zapatismo and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance