Hector Llaitul: “The arrest of my son is the product of the political persecution towards the CAM” & Public Communiques

Hector Llaitul: “The arrest of my son is the product of the political persecution towards the CAM” The son of prominent Mapuche leader of the CAM, Ernesto Llaitul, was arrested along with PeñI Ismael Queupil formally charged on the mourning of May 29th. Hector Llaitul claims these actions are due to the ongoing political persecution …

Advertisements

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 …

Mapuche Political Prisoners Reach Agreement after 47 Days on Hunger Strike

       This past Friday, the Mapuche Political Prisoners that were on hunger strike in Angol prison (so-called southern Chile), reached an agreement with the Government, the Minister of Justice and Minister of Health. The four Peñi [Brothers], two of which have been convicted and two of which are awaiting trial under judicial set-ups, …

Mapuche Community Member, Underground since 2012, Detained due to Medical Issues

Mapuche Community Member, Underground since 2012, Detained due to Medical Issues. Paulino Levipan Collan, young Mapuche of the Wente Winkul Mapu community, is in serious condition in Temuco Hospital. Paulino Levipan participated in the Angol prison hunger strike in 2012, and after having been released from prison, he went in hiding from the police. That …

WALLMAPU SPECIAL REPORT: March in Support of Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Concepcion (Ver castellano abajo)

WALLMAPU SPECIAL REPORT: MARCH IN SUPPORT OF MAPUCHE POLITICAL PRISONERS ON HUNGER STRIKE IN CONCEPCION. (Ver castellano abajo) Today on April 28th, yet another rally was held in the streets of Concepcion, Wallmapu, to support the Mapuche Political Prisoners in Angol, who are now on their 37th day on hunger strike. More than 400 people joined …

WALLMAPU SPECIAL REPORT: Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Angol Prison

Public Communique: Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Angol Prison We go onwards with all of our Newen [Energy] from our Ñuke Mapu [Mother Earth], strengthening ourselves with Lawen and working together with Machi [Medicine Healer] Moises Cheuque and with Doctor Luis Umaña. *Note: The hunger strike began on March 23rd,  2015 and has …

Mapuche Political Prisoners in Angol Prison Begin Hunger Strike

April 7th, 2014 We state the following to local, national and international opinion: As Mapuche Political Prisoners, we initiate a new indefinite hunger strike beginning today, Monday April 7th, 2014, demanding the following: KIÑE: We demand that the sentence against Luis Humberto Marileo Cariqueo, Cristian Pablo Levinao Melinao, and Leonardo Quijon Pereira be reviewed. We …

Medicine Healer [Machi] Celestino Cordova Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for the Luchsinger –Mackay Case

Source: Radio Bio-Bio February 28th, 2014 This Friday, the Criminal Court of Temuco sentenced Mapuche Medicine Healer [Machi], Celestino Cordova, to 18 years in maximum security prison, for his alleged involvement in the arson that killed the Luchsinger-Mackay couple in Vilcun last year. “Celestino Cordova is convicted by a majority of votes to an 18 …

DESCENDANTS OF FIRE: Anti-Colonial Indigenous (Mapuche) Panel w/Irish Solidarity Speaking Tour

DESCENDANTS OF FIRE: From Wallmapu to Turtle Island (& Beyond): 40+ Years of Anti-Colonial, Anti-Authoritarian and Revolutionary Resistance SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st, 2013 @ 7:30PM HARVEST NOON - 16 Bancroft Avenue (Behind the Koffler Building at 569 Spadina) PRESENTING THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIER SCREENING of the Mapuche Film: *Ngüenén: El Engaño [The Deceit] (2012) A Film by …

Police Arrest Members of Mapuche Support Network in Lake Lleu Lleu

February 1st, 2013 At around 8pm on Friday, the Chilean Special Police forces (PDI) carried out various operatives in the are of Puerto Choque and Ranquilhue, in the region of Tirua, arresting at least 3 people and their young children. Emilio Berkoff and Pegy Bocaz, both members of the Mapuche Support Network of Temuco were …