Thank you Brenda Norrell and CENSORED NEWS! – Orin Langelle

Lonko Alberto Curamíl during court hearings in Temuco, Chile. Curamíl was facing persecution for stopping two major hydroelectric projects on the Rio Cautín.  He was acquitted while we were creating a video about his case. photo: Orin Langelle/GJEP

Best of 2019 at Censored News: Special thanks to Orin Langelle for live coverage from the protests and struggle for Indigenous rights in Chile.

From 22 November to 16 December 2019 Orin Langelle was in Chile covering the people’s uprising there. Much of his time was in Indigenous Mapuche Territory. Most of the trip brought together an activist documentary team of Alejandra Parra – RADA (Red de Acción por los Derechos Ambientales) based in Temuco, Chile; Gary Hughes – Biofuelwatch, U.S. and UK, Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle – Global Justice Ecology Project

The following are some of the posts relating primarily to the Mapuche:
• Video: Lawyer for Acquited Goldman Prize Winner Alberto Curamil Speaks About the Case
• Mapuche Lonko Alberto Curamíl Acquitted of All Charges
• Video: CHILE PHOTO DIARIES – from the frontlines
• Video Statement from Chile to the UN Climate COP25 in Madrid: No “Natural Climate Solutions”!
• PHOTO ESSAY & VIDEO of MAPUCHE BLOCKADE at LIEMPI COLIPI and QUILAPE LOPEZ
• RELEASE: COP25 CLIMATE SUMMIT OPENS TO CONTROVERSY: CHILE PRESIDENCY & MARKET-BASED OFFSETS REJECTED
• 25 Nov 19: Mapuche march against “green” incinerator in Temuco, Chile

Photographer and GJEP Co-Founder Orin Langelle at one of the protests at Plaza de la Dignidad in Santiago, Chile in December 2019 Photo: Petermann