The EZLN Revolutionary laws

These are the laws proclaimed by the EZLN on the first day of the 1994 rising and some later documents that reflect in part what the EZLN is fighting for


As published by the EZLN in The Mexican Awakener [El Despertador Mexicano], issued on January 1 in conjunction with the uprising. It contained the Declaration of War, an editorial, and the revolutionary laws.

The document above were published by the EZLN in a paper distributed on the day of the rising. Since then other communiques can probably be considered to add to or modify these policies. These include

Possibly the San Andres accords between the EZLN and Mexican government should also now be seen as part of what the EZLN are fighting for.


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