Daniel Melinao Absolved of Charges for Alleged Murder of Police Officer

January 9th, 2014The Criminal Court of Angol absolved Werken [Spokesperson] Daniel Melinao of the charges that accused him of Sergeant Hugo Albornoz’s murder in April 2012, during a violent raid in the Wente Winkul Mapu Community in Lof Chekenko. Mapuche community members gathered outside the court house to carry out a ceremony.The decision was presented …

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Matias Catrileo…. We Remember you in Struggle

WCCC Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.695156467183027.1073741825.180896458609033&type=3 Today, January 3rd, 2014 marks the 6th anniversary of the brutal police murder of Mapuche indigenous Weichafe [Warrior] Matias Catrileo Quezada, who was shot in the back during a peaceful land reclamation in so-called southern Chile (i.e. Wallmapu). He was only 24 years old, and one of at least four police …