Words from Sol Farías Vergara, $hilean Political Prisoner

Words from Tamara Sol Farías Vergara (Castellano Abajo) $hile: Summer 2016 When you have been behind bars in isolation from the rest of the prison population, daily existence becomes difficult in such a small space, where society and its roles are intensified and adaption becomes a daily struggle to resist being swept by its morale and …

TAMARA SOL Public Communique + Update on Transfer to High Security Prison

Tamara Sol Farís Vergara is Transferred to High Security Prison This Wednesday, May 27th, 2015, Tamara Sol Farías Vergara was transferred to the ill-named “Centre for Feminine Orientation” (COF) located at Vicuña Mackenna and Capitan Prat streets in San Joaquin, Santiago. The prison guard, Jenny Muñoz Gajardo, a Commandant who is in charge of the …

Solidarity for Tamara Sol: Sentenced to 7 years (& 61 days) in Prison ($hile)

On February 4th, 2015, the court in Santiago, $hile issued the judgment against the compañera Tamara Sol Farías Vergara, who has been held for a little over a year in pretrial detention, accused of shooting a security guard in a branch of BancoEstado in the commune of Estación Central in the morning of January 21st, …

Unto the Threats of Power: No Silence or Complacency

August 2014 Four years after the “Salamandra” police operative, otherwise known as “The [Chilean] Bombs Case,” the repressive tactics used by the police and the media continue to seek the imprisonment of our comrades, in a climate of Antiterrorist hysteria. The State tirelessly discloses its goal to seek revenge for the [Anarchist] “Bombs Case”, and …