Tag: Santiago Maldonado

Argentina Demands Truth and Justice on Historic Day

On Saturday, just as on every March 24, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires and every major city in Argentina to rally in memory of the 30,000 victims of the military dictatorship in Argentina. “Where are they?” the protesters demanded.

Two Months Asking Where Is Santiago Maldonado?

On the day that marks the second month of Santiago Maldonado’s disappearance, rallies were held all over the country. Santiago’s brother, Sergio, read a letter in which he asked the president of Argentina, “Where is Santiago Maldonado?

The question mobilising Argentina: ‘Where is Santiago Maldonado?’

September 1 marks one month since the last time he was seen. Santiago Maldonado, a 28-year-old artisan, was protesting on August 1 in solidarity with the struggle of the Mapuche people from the Lof Cushamen community in Chubut province, in Argentina’s Patagonia region.

Argentina Demands Truth and Justice on Historic Day

On Saturday, just as on every March 24, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires and every major city in Argentina to rally in memory of the 30,000 victims of the military dictatorship in Argentina. “Where are they?” the protesters demanded.

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 in Patagonia. The repression had been orchestrated by Pablo Noceti, Chief of Cabinet of the National Ministry of Security. This Friday afternoon, Sergio Maldonado, Santiago’s brother, confirmed that the family had recognized the body during the autopsy. The confirmation has shocked the country, after millions

Two Months Asking Where Is Santiago Maldonado?

On the day that marks the second month of Santiago Maldonado’s disappearance, rallies were held all over the country. Santiago’s brother, Sergio, read a letter in which he asked the president of Argentina, “Where is Santiago Maldonado?

The question mobilising Argentina: ‘Where is Santiago Maldonado?’

September 1 marks one month since the last time he was seen. Santiago Maldonado, a 28-year-old artisan, was protesting on August 1 in solidarity with the struggle of the Mapuche people from the Lof Cushamen community in Chubut province, in Argentina’s Patagonia region.