11 Mapuche arrested for Luchsinger-Mackey Case, Lissette Melillan: “The [Chilean] Government uses the Police to Guard Cows”

11 Mapuche arrested for Luchsinger-Mackey Case On March 30th, 2016, 11 Mapuche community members were arrested and charged with alleged involvement in the incendiary attack that provoked the death of the Luchsinger Mackay couple in 2013. The mass arrest was carried out by an enormous police operative of special forces (PDI). More than 100 detectives …

Riots errupt as racist Chilean Trucker Association march arrives at Presidential Palace in Santiago

The march led by Jorge Luchsinger Junior, estate owner and son of slain occupying settlers Jorge Luchsinger and Miriam Mackay, arrived at Santiago's Presidential Palace at 9pm in protest of arson attacks carried out on logging transport equipment by Mapuche land defenders. A caravan of 13 trucks traveled from Wallmapu, occupied Mapuche Territory, to the …

Arson Attack in San Luis Estate in Vilcun [Wallmapu], Property of [Settler] Ewald Luchsinger

[Editor’s Note: The Luchsingers are well known rich Settlers in Wallmapu that have been occupying Mapuche Territory (with financial ties to the forestry industry, government officials and paramilitary militias) displacing surrounding indigenous communities for the past century. Mapuche Weichafe [Warrior] Matias Catrileo was shot in the back and killed by a police officer (Walter Ramirez) …

Mapuche member of Lof Yeupeko arrested in Violent Raid

January 9th, 2013 This Wednesday morning a second Mapuche was arrested after the fire that destroyed the house of usurper Werner Luchsinger (whom died in the fire together with his wife) in the Estate of Palihue, within the context of the Mapuche hunt carried out by the Chilean police forces in Mapuche Territory. During the …