Mapuche Political Prisoners Drop Hunger Strike in Angol

Mapuche Political Prisoners Drop Hunger Strike in Angol

Oct 25th, 2012

After the favourable sentence given by the Supreme Court, the Wente Winkul Mapu Community confirmed that the four Mapuche community members in Angol prison have ended their hunger strike carried out throughout the last two months.

In this way, Eric Montoya together with Paulino Levipan end the action after 60 days, accusing officials of irregularities in their processes.

Levipan and Levinao were initially convicted for attempted homicide to police and illegal weapons possession.

The end of the mobilization was made known from Angol prison by leaders of the Wente Winkul Mapu Community, along with representatives of different territories from across Wallmapu and social organizations that were also present.

País Mapuche

Distributed by: The Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu [Toronto]


About The Women's Coordinating Committee For a Free Wallmapu [Toronto]

The Women's Coordinating For a Free Wallmapu is an indigenous grassroots organization based in Toronto advocating for the sovereign rights of the Mapuche Nation.
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