Whilst the protests over the rigged election seem to have quietened down the "other movements" continue.... Oaxaca The city was braced for a military assault upon its "commune" and popular assembly. Marines had been landed nearby, and military planes have been making surveillence flights. the expected provocation seemed to occur when some media reports laid the blame for a murder on the APPO protesters. However, despite a state of high alert and a weekend of barricades the assault has yet to come, and there are still atempts at negotiations here in the capital. Guerrero Despite being ravaged by vilolnec between rival drugs organisations a popular assembly modeled on the Oaxaca commune has been established in Chilpancingo an hour or so inland from Acapulco. Michaocan This state has also formed a popular assembly. Atenco Amnesty International has alleged state collusion in the organised rapes and sexual assaults of prisoners taken during the police recapture of the town. The Zapatistas Continue the "other Camapign" focussing on the release of prisoners from the Atenco uprising, and organising in the border region (Tiajuana etc.) The National Democratic Convention Lopez Obrador has pledged that his supporters will go to Oxaca and act as human shields in the event of a military assault. Other Groups Apparently armed groups such as the EPR are getting together and becoming more active, enegaing in what is termed "armed propaganda".