TORONTO EMERGENCY RALLY in Solidarity with Mapuche Political Prisoners 100+ Days on Hunger Strike!
Call for Action: International Day of Solidarity with Mapuche Hunger Strikers!
If your group would like to endorse the Toronto rally or join the call to action IN YOUR CITY, please email: wccc_98 [at] hotmail.com
FB event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2056943371206767
THURSDAY, SEPT 28th @ 5PM | 2 Bloor Street W
Ana Iraultza – Directly from Catalunia – on the ongoing repression of the Spanish government on Catalunian Independence
Representative[s] from Actions4Palestine
Called for by the Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu [Toronto]
See full list of endorsers at the bottom:
Four indigenous Mapuche Political Prisoners in the Penitentiary Centre of Temuco [so-called southern Chile] are currently clinging to life in over 110 days on hunger strike, protesting the conditions of their judicial processes under the Pinochet era Anti-Terrorist Law.
Throughout their judicial process, they have subjected to internationally condemned abusive and irregular practices under the legislation, which has allowed for the use of anonymous witnesses and prolonged periods pre-trial detention in their case. Our Mapuche brothers, Lonko [Chief] Alfredo Tralcal Coche, Ariel Alexis Trangol Galindo, Benito Rubén Trangol Galindo, and Pablo Iván Trangol Galindo, have already endured over a year of pre-trial detention with no indication of their case being brought to the courts in the forseable future.
Their demands are:
(1) A right to due process,
(2) Stopping the application of the Anti-Terrorist Law;
(3) Overturning the pre-trial custody conditions for the Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike.
Family and hunger strike support networks had previously called for a 72-hour ultimatum on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 for the Chilean government to respond to prisoner demands. However, the deadline passed without so much as a whisper from authorities.
WCCC is calling for an International Day of Solidarity on Thursday, September 28th, in response to the call to action made by indigenous Mapuche communities in resistance to support of our Mapuche brothers on hunger strike.
If you would like to endorse the rally or join this Day of Solidarity through protests/rallies/marches etc in your city, email us at wccc_98 [at] hotmail.com
NOTE: Depending on the conditions on the ground, this date may change.
For the Reclamation, Reconstruction and Liberation of our Mapuche Nation!
Amulepe Taiñ Weichan!
Called by: The Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu [Toronto
International Call for Solidarity with Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike endorsed by:
Terre et Liberté pour Wallmapu France;
COMABE Brussels, Belgium;
CECT (Ethic Commission Against Torture) Belgium;
Association Cordillera, Villeneuve d’Ascq France;
Association Nuevo Concepto Latino France;
Meli Newen Mapu, Sweden;
Colectivo Ayotzinapa Paris, France;
Comité de Solidarité avec les Indiens des Amériques CSIA-Nitassinan Paris, France;
Les Trois Passants Toulouse, France;
Cid Sazo Nestor, Escalada Liliane Paris, France;
Lechippey Antonio, Gonzalo Yáñez Quiroga, Paris, France;
Colectivo Abya Yala y el Frente Amplio París, France;
European Human Rights Commission of Ancestral Peoples – CEDHPA, Sweden;
Eco Mapuche, Italy;
Autonmous Collectives of Montreal, Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) Territory;
Autonomous Collectives of Vancouver, Coast Salish Territory;
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) – Canada, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Women in Solidarity with Palestine (WSP), Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network LACSN, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
No One Is Illegal, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
The Tower, Haudensaunee and Anishnaabeg Territory;
University of Toronto Graduate Students Union (UTGSU) Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Committee, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Stop the Jewish National Fund-Canada, Turtle Island;
Actions for Palestine (A4P), Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Ontario Public Interest Research Group – OPIRG Toronto; Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Ground Zero INAC Toronto – Vigil for Indigenous Youth Suicides, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Toronto Anarchist Reading Group, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Mi’kmaq Warrior Society, Mi’kmaki Territory;
Toronto Boycott, Divestment Sanctions, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Canadian Boycott, Divestment Sanctions Coalition, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Beit Zatoun, Toronto*, Turtle Island;
Toronto Students for Justice in Palestine, Toronto,* Turtle Island;
Justice for Palestine Calgary, Calgary,** Turtle Island;
Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity, Guelph, Attawandaron (Neutral) Territory, Turtle Island;
Canadian Union of Public Employees – First Nations Solidarity Working Group (CUPE FNSWG) Local 3903, Toronto, Turtle Island;
* Toronto is the shared traditional territory between the Huron-Wendat, Mississaugas of the New Credit, Haudenosaunee nations.
** Calgary is the shared traditional territory between the Blackfoot, Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Stoney Nakoda nations.