Benefit Dinner: Tila Commons, Chiapas

Monday, 28 May

Benefit Dinner: Tila Commons, Chiapas

Short url: 

https://squ.at/r/4yzh

Members of the indigenous ch'ol community in Chiapas, Mexico, near the town of Tila live on the communal lands of an 'ejido' (roughly: Commons). They mostly live in peace with their non-indigenous neighbours, except with the authorities who wanted to take part of the communal land. The members of the commons expelled the bad government and started to build their autonomy according to the principles of Zapatismo. They are advancing well but are under threat from paramilitary groups, and from fake news. There will also be photos and a brief talk on the current situation. The funds raised with the food will go towards their defense against fake news.

Date & Time: 

Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 19:00 to 23:55

Category: 

  • food

Topics: 

  • Zapatismo
  • Sexta
  • mexico

Price: 

  • 3-5 €

email: 

Joe's Garage
Pretoriusstraat 43
1092 EZ Amsterdam
Netherlands

Directions: 

Train station Amsterdam Muiderpoort, 10 minutes walk --- Metro station Wibaustraat, 15 minutes walk --- Tram 19 or Bus 41, Bus/tramhalte: Pretoriusstraat, 1 minute walk

Squat: 

Presently squatted

Since June 2005, Joe's Garage is an autonomous squatted political social center, a meeting place in the Transvaal neighborhood for squatters and non-squatters, subsidy free, not for profit, self-organized and entirely run by volunteers.

categories: 

  • advice/help/office hours / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / exhibition / film / food / (free) shop/market / meeting / music/concert / theater

opening times: 

(from January 2021):
Tuesday: 12:00-14:30, Give Away Shop
Tuesday: 18:00-19:30, Kraakspreekuur Oost, squatting assistance ksuoost@lists.squat.net
Saturday: 14:00-18-00, Give Away Shop and Seed Swap