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Upcoming Events and Worldwide Direct Action in Support of Oaxaca on November 20th
by el enemigo común
Tuesday Nov 14th, 2006 4:43 AM
"On November 20, blockades will be set up to show the Mexican government we mean business. We are calling upon YOU to join in these blockades. That could mean blockading the consulates’ websites, jamming their phone lines with calls about the conflict in Oaxaca, occupying the offices of the consuls, or shutting down the roads around the consulates in whatever way you see fit." - EZLN

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Donate in Solidarity with Oaxaca
http://elenemigocomun.net/donate

Oaxaca is calling for US to get Organized
http://elenemigocomun.net/442

Global Solidarity with Oaxaca
http://vientos.info/cml/?q=node/6340
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photo: (November 6th, 2006 Solidaridad con Oaxaca y Atenco desde Perú

Upcoming Events and Worldwide Direct Action in Support of Oaxaca on November 20th
http://elenemigocomun.net/451

UPCOMING EVENTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH OAXACA

San Francisco: The Day After the Next Attack, Converge on the Mexican Consulate (Folsom and First)
http://indybay.org/newsitems/2006/11/06/18326843.php

DC on Nov. 16th: 5:30pm March to Defend Oaxaca! (1911 Pennsylvania Ave)
http://dc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/136633/index.php

Olympia on Nov. 16th: 5:30pm Film Screening: Granito de Arena (TESC Lecture Hall 1)
http://olyimc.infotage.net/en/2006/11/446.shtml

Tucson on Nov. 16th: 7pm Words of Brad Will, Liberate Oaxaca! (740 N. Main St.)
http://arizona.indymedia.org/news/2006/11/52192.php

Santa Cruz on Nov. 17th: 7pm Musicians, Billingual Presentation and Film Screenings (515 Broadway)
http://indybay.org/newsitems/2006/11/10/18328586.php

Philadelphia on Nov. 17th: 9pm Screening of El Enemigo Común and Discussion in Philly (4134 Lancaster Ave.)
http://www.phillyimc.org/en/2006/11/33909.shtml

Los Angeles on Nov. 19th: 9:30am Gran Marcha en Solidaridad con el Pueblo de Oaxaca (1321 S. Mariposa)
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2006/11/187821.php

San Diego on Nov. 19th: 2pm Marcha en Solidaridad con Oaxaca (1549 India St.)
http://sandiego.indymedia.org/en/2006/11/121208.shtml

Fredericksburg, VA on Nov. 19th: 7pm Feast and Resist: benefit dinner for a Free Oaxaca (1000 Charles St.)
http://richmond.indymedia.org/newswire/display/12309/index.php

Santa Rosa on Nov. 19th: 7pm Que es la APPO?: An introduction to the Oaxacan Situation (546 Pacific Ave)
http://indybay.org/newsitems/2006/11/13/18329369.php

Boston on Nov. 20th: 9am Call to Action in Solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America (Boston Common)
http://boston.indymedia.org/feature/display/189303/index.php

Syracuse on Nov. 20th: 4:30pm Oaxaca Solidarity Action
http://rochester.indymedia.org/newswire/display/19728/index.php

Philadelphia on Nov. 20th: 4pm Protest at the Mexican Consulate (5th and Market)
http://www.phillyimc.org/en/2006/11/33909.shtml

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Worldwide Direct Action in Support of Oaxaca on November 20
http://elenemigocomun.net/391

On October 27, paramilitaries in Oaxaca, Mexico murdered Indymedia journalist Brad Will. He is one of dozens who have lost their lives at the hands of pro-government forces while participating in the largely nonviolent resistance to government oppression in that region. Mexican president Vicente Fox used Brad’s death as a pretext to send 4,000 federal police into the city of Oaxaca; these forces are systematically brutalizing the population.

The people of Oaxaca have not backed down – through days of courageous fighting, they have managed to protect their radio station at the university, repelling machine gun wielding armored police with only sticks, stones, and hope. On November 5, tens of thousands marched through the streets of Oaxaca, calling for the federal police to leave.

The only reason that hundreds more have not yet been killed in Oaxaca is that the Mexican government fears the response that would engender in Mexico and across the world. Those who have organized solidarity demonstrations at Mexican consulates can congratulate themselves on helping, however slightly, to deter the Mexican government from ordering a bloodbath.

That bloodbath will still take place, however, unless we continue to escalate the pressure upon President Fox’s government to withdraw federal forces from Oaxaca. The EZLN has announced that it will help coordinate a nationwide shut-down on November 20. This must be matched with international actions to show that the world has not taken its eyes off Oaxaca, that on the contrary, the mobilization in support of those who struggle there is only gathering momentum.

On November 20, blockades will be set up to show the Mexican government we mean business. We are calling upon YOU to join in these blockades. That could mean blockading the consulates’ websites, jamming their phone lines with calls about the conflict in Oaxaca, occupying the offices of the consuls, or shutting down the roads around the consulates in whatever way you see fit.

If we do not show Vicente Fox that paramilitaries and federal forces cannot brutalize Oaxaca with impunity, the blood of an entire murdered resistance movement will be on our hands. Now is the time to act in solidarity with those who struggle in Oaxaca, in solidarity with the Zapatistas who have called on us to support them, and in solidarity with all who struggle against government and capitalism across the world.

Actions are already being planned in cities around the US. Please plan actions in yours.

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Oaxaca solidarity:

El Enemigo Común (film and news)
http://elenemigocomun.net

email 'announcement' list
http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/oaxaca

events and actions
http://elenemigocomun.net/category/solidarity

§Poster for N20 Oaxaca Solidarity Actions
by anonymous Thursday Nov 16th, 2006 12:11 AM
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Poster for N20 promo for Oaxaca solidarity actions. 11x17. Black and white pdf file.
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