The Zapatista Army of National Liberation, often referred to as the Zapatistas, is a far-left libertarian-socialist political and militant group that controls a large amount of territory in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico …
Subcommander Marcos surrounded by several commanders of the CCRI
Subcomandante Marcos in 1996
Federal Highway 307, Chiapas. The top sign reads, in Spanish, "You are in Zapatista rebel territory. Here the people command and the government obeys." Bottom sign: "North Zone. Council of Good Government. Trafficking in weapons, planting of drugs, drug use, alcoholic beverages, and illegal selling of wood are strictly prohibited. No to the destruction of nature."
Rage Against the Machine performs with the Zapatista flag in the background