Chiapas Prisoners Call for the Release of Fidencio Aldama!

Indigenous prisoners in Chiapas of the organization Vineketik in Resistance call for the release of Fidencio Aldama of the Yaqui Tribe in Sonora, Mexico. This communiqué was published by the Working Group No Estamos Todxs and can be found in Spanish here.

Abril 3, 2020

CERSS No 10 

Comitan Chiapas Mexico

Communiqué from indigenous prisoners of the organization Vineketik in Resistance,

Adherent of the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle of the EZLN

To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

To National and International Civil Society

To the National Indigenous Congress (CIG)

To the National and International Media

To the People of Mexico and the World

Compañeros, compañeras, compañeroas I send you a combative greeting from my place of struggle and resistance.

From this CERSS Prison #10 in Comitán, Chiapas, the organization Vineketik en Resistencia stands in solidarity with the comrade Fidencio Aldama of the Yaqui Tribe, from the state of Sonora. We demand his release since his detention is arbitrary and unjust. His only crime is his resistance and fight for life while opposing a gas pipeline of the capitalist patriarchy. 

As we know governments and companies are only interested in profits and not eliminating contamination or measuring the consequences it will bring to Mother Earth and to indigenous peoples. The government strategy is to intimidate through repression, imprisonment and forced disappearances. They kill all those who conscientiously fight for life and rights and who resist selling their dignity.

That is why we tell the comrades that “you are not alone” and that there are many of us who are outraged at the injustices of bad repressive governments.

I call on all civil organizations and conscience people of Mexico to stand in solidarity with our comrade Fidencio and demand his release.

Together and organized, we will break down the prison walls.

Free Fidencio Aldama Pérez!

Solidarity with the Yaqui people!


Marcelino Ruiz Gómez