Hunger Strike of Mapuche Political Prisoners Lasts 85 Days in the Face of President Piñera’s Indifference
In the last few weeks, Chile has seen numerous demonstrations in solidarity with the 27 Mapuche political prisoners on hunger strike. Not only did President Piñera and the Chilean government ignore the demands, but they are also sending cops to repress the protests.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJuly 28, 2020
Body of Activist Found in Argentina Two Days Before Elections
The Argentine police found a body last Tuesday where indigenous rights activist Santiago Maldonado had disappeared on August 1. Maldonado disappeared following a violent repression by the Gendarmerie in the southern province of Chubut — repression directed against the Mapuche people who are fighting for their lands against Italian textile company Benetton, the biggest landowner […]
Left VoiceOctober 21, 2017