The 11th of April, revolutionary Sol Rojo marched
through the principal streets of Oaxaca City. Militants of Sol Rojo and
many masses, who joined in, waved their red flags as they made their way
towards the city's main square, which they had occupied for a period of
two weeks last month.
are listed many of the demands, positions and criticisms of Sol Rojo,
which they voiced during their massive protest and were shown in their
report of said event.
Sol Rojo denounced many of the problems faced in Oaxaca and demanded solutions to said problems:
The payment of reparation damages to the Triqui people, who have been displaced from their hometown San Miguel Copala.
meddling with the comunal lands of San Bals Atempa and the the building
cancellation of an electric-military installation in Zapotec
No meddling with the syndical
autonomy of general working conditions of worker's affiliated to Section
9 of the SINTS (National Independant Syndicate of Health Workers).
solution to the legal battle of politcal character between the state
and the primary school Paul Percy Harris and the cancellation of the
educative module (which by its activities denigrates the name of this
comrades, which were arbitrarily detained and jailed the 7th of June
2015 and have since been behind bars and have suffered tortures in high
They also made their political positions clear and heard on different topics, in contrast to the current situation in Mexico:
Their rejection of the state's counterreforms and the state's policies against the people.
A stop to the war against the people and state terror.
for all politcal prisoners, the alive reappearance of the desaparecidos
(people, who have gone missing) and punishment for the murderers of
Their rejection towards
all bourgois parties and candidates and towards the elections, which are
no more than an instrument of oppression towards the people and a
legitimacy tool for the government.
Addition, to the already mentioned points and positions, in the context
of the 99th anniversary of Emiliano Zapata, 5 Points were upheld:
validity of the agrarian revolution as it was upheld by the Ejercito
Libertador del Sur (Southern Liberating Army) and the Plan of Ayala in
today's context of bureaucratic capitalism, semifeudalism and
semicolonialism in Mexico.
revolution and new democratic revolution will not be achieved by
classist collaborationism and parlamentarian cretinism, but by classist
organisation and class struggle.
question it's unthinkable to think of the viability of pcific and
evolutive change, for the electoral circus will only help the bourgoisie
to opress, exploit and suck the blood out of the proletarians and the
working people. Elections are no solution, the solution is revolution!
will upheld the call of "No votar, organizarse y luchar!" ("Don't vote,
organise yourselves and fight!") and wherever the conditions might not
make this possible, the active boicot will be developed.
route is the revolutionary route towards the transformation of society,
which will only be possible as the revolution of Mexico being part of
the world wide revolution towards communism.
Rojo reasserted the revolutionary paroles of its people: "Salvo el
poder, todo es ilusion!" ("Everything is illusory, but power!") and "La
rebelion se justifica" ("Rebelion is justified!") and that they will
continue to struggle as much and as many times necessary, towards newer
and greater tasks and newer and greater victories!