Thursday, January 4, 2007

Proposal for Global Day of Action & No Border Camps

This proposal was read at the Encuentro with the Zapatista Communities and the People of the World in Oventic on January 2nd 2007 in the plenary session for the Intergalatic Encuentro as a proposal for a theme to the Intergalactic and a Global Call to Action.

To: The zapatista compaƱer@s, EZLN, the Sexta Commission, the adheirants of the OtherCampaign, Civil Society National and International, the people of the world. From: Participants in the network realizing No Border Camps in fall of 2007 present at the Encuentro de los Pueblos Zapatistas con los Pueblos del mundo

We are currently a group of migrants and anarchist collectives from Mexico: Tijuana, Ensenada, Mexicali, Ciudad Juarez, D.F., Oaxaca, Chiapas and different collectives in the United States: San Diego, New York City, Tuscon, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Portland, Raleigh and the Monterey Bay Area who are in unconditional solidarity with the indigenous, the migrant people of the world and the anarchist collectives in Mexico. Many of us collectively and individually are adherents to The Other Campaign. We are anarchists, students, teachers, workers, artists, indigenous, media makers, queers, mothers, women, men and others. Together we are working to create a world without borders. We believe that borders are prisons and that all people in prison for crossing “illegally” are political prisoners. Tear down the prison walls! As long as they are in prison, none of us are free...

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(En Espanol, aqui)