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Police Brutality in "Democratic" Chile - Mapuche Student Shot Dead; Political Prisoner Slowly Dying From Hunger Strike


World  (tags: Chile, police brutality, oppression, Indigenous, Mapuche )

Simon
- 2683 days ago - mediaisland.org
A peaceful protest by the Indigenous Mapuche people met a bloody end on 3rd January when police opened fire into the crowd, killing 22-year-old university student Matias Catrileo Quezada. Mapuche Patricia Troncoso has been on hunger strike for 93 days.



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Past Member (0)
Monday January 14, 2008, 9:48 pm

Thank you, Simon. In my opinion this story deserves to be front-paged, so I hope that everyone who reads it passes it along to their friends.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2008, 8:45 am
noted and thanks Simon !
This is an outrage as it is all over the world where the indingenous people have been sqweezed out of their lands for government use etc.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2008, 1:17 pm
Noted Mark with a heavy heart for these people...
 

Joycey B. (750)
Tuesday January 15, 2008, 1:43 pm
Noted with anger. Thanks Simon.
 

Marian E. (152)
Tuesday January 15, 2008, 8:08 pm

Thank you Simon. I appreciate your effort to inform us of the situations in South America.
 

Simon Wood (207)
Tuesday January 15, 2008, 8:41 pm
You're very welcome, my friends : )

And, also, great thinking, Mark! : )
 

Sandra M Z. (114)
Thursday January 17, 2008, 10:06 pm
Noted, thanks Simon.
 
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