The Chilean Security Case: Juan Aliste Convicted to 42 years in Prison + Words from Juan , Freddy, Marcelo and Carlos

The Chilean Security Case: Juan Aliste Convicted to 42 years in Prison July 2nd, 2014 Source: Radio Bio-Bio The ex –member of the Lautaro Youth Movement (MJL) was convicted to 42 years in prison for four charges that include the killing of Officer Luis Moyano of the Chilean National Police Force, in October 2007. Aliste …

The Democratic Inquisition: The $hilean Security Case [Juan Aliste, Marcelo Villaroel, Freddy Fuentevilla & Carlos Gutierrez Quiduleo] – CALL OUT FOR SOLIDARITY

[Editor’s Note: The trial of the accused in the Chilean Security Case (Juan Aliste, Marcelo Villaroel, Freddy Fuentevilla specifically) has been ongoing since late March 2014. This is a summary of their case, written right before the trial began and serves as useful background knowledge of what our comrades have had to go through in …

Luis Melinao on the Death of his Cousin: “A Peñi [Brother] Dies, But 10 More Will Rise Up

August 6th, 2013 The Werken [Spokesperson] of the Wente Winkul Mapu Community, Luis Melinao, cousin of the murdered Mapuche in Chiwaiwe, tells us that Rodrigo Melinao Licán had dedicated himself to the land to maintain his family. The following interview with El Dínamo, accounts for the frustration that is found throughout Mapuche communities: “If it …

Forestry Companies, Estate Lords and Chilean State Murder Mapuche in Ercilla

August 6th, 2013 The Mapuche People morn a new victim today Tuesday, August 6th, in confirming the murder of Rodrigo Elicer Melinao Licán, member of the Rayen Mapu Communitu of Lof Lolokos in Ercilla, whom was persecuted by the Chilean State and corporate interests in Wallmapu. The body of the young man was found by …

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 …

Incriminating CAM Communiqué Forces Mapuche members of Yeupeko Underground

January 14th, 2013 Following the publication of a Communiqué by the Arauco Malleco Coordinator (CAM), incriminating Mapuche members of the 2010 Temuco Prison Hunger Strike in at least four deaths throughout Wallmapu (including the Luchsinger-Mackey couple), various Peñi [Brothers] have had to flee from the many police operatives that have been deployed around the vicinity where …