Mexico: Indigenous Communities Defend Themselves Without the Government's “Permission”

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wojtek
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Sep 14 2011 15:28
Mexico: Indigenous Communities Defend Themselves Without the Government's “Permission”

http://upsidedownworld.org/main/mexico-archives-79/3214-mexico-indigenous-communities-defend-themselves-without-the-governments-permission

Though they don't reject the State's existence, the indigenous communities have banded together to police themselves in the face of mining companies, organised crime and state complicity/ inefficiency and see the presence of political parties, etc. as an act of outright provocation.