New Trial Against Wente Winkul Mapu Youth begins this Monday

January 19th, 2013 The new trial against Ricardo Nahuelqueo, Eric and Rodrigo Montoya charged with attempted murder and assault against police as well as Estate Lord Juan de Dios Fuentes, will begin this Monday to which the Prosecutor is seeking 22 and 18 year convictions respectively. Nahuelqueo is also being charged with possession of illegal …

The Mapuche Hunt Continues: Ernesto Chachallao of Yeupeko Arrested

January 17, 2013 After the “Cerro Ñielol Summit” in Temuco, the Chilean State has given its response. Ernesto Chachallao, member of Lof Yeupeko, in Viclun, was arrested plain clothes police officers in the context of the Mapche hunt imposed by the government. More than 10 days have passed by since the fire that engulfed the …

Vania Queipul – Werken of the Autonomous Community of Temucuicui Sentenced

January 16th, 2013 The Autonomous Mapuche Community of Temucuicui informs that the trial against our Werken [Spokesperson] Vania Queipul has finalized. She was accused of public mischief the day that Piñera and his political, media and repressive entourage came to our Territory in October of last year. Our Werken, the daughter of Lonko [Chief] Victor …