El Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional The Use of Identity in the Path to Legitimization and Non-Violence

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Andrea Delmar Sentíes


This article attempts to describe the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional's trend towards nonviolence. There has been a simultaneous shift away from armed conflict due to various external influences, as well as a conscious internal push for a nonviolent image. This piece looks at the evolution of the organization and explains what internal and external effects impacted the EZLN to be the movement it is today.

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