Common Dreams Runs Press Release on COP25

Photo: Orin Langelle/GJEP As UN Climate COP launches in Madrid Activists in Chile Demand Rejection of Neoliberal Model and Removal of Chile from COP Presidency Chilean President Sebastian Piñera Abandons Plans to Travel to Madrid for COP25 Due… Read More

What the “Green Energy Revolution” Really Looks Like

Chile is on the front lines of the “green energy revolution” which is driving social and ecological crises on the lands, mountains, deserts and rivers of the country. Photo: courtesy WRM These excellent articles from World Rainforest Movement… Read More

Release: COP25 Climate Summit Opens to Controversy: Chile Presidency & Market-based Offsets Rejected

Mapuche men block entrance to Liempi Colipi, a Mapuche community occupying 1500 ha of ancestral lands begun two weeks ago. They were attacked by the police twice, with some members injured and others hospitalized. Photo: Orin Langelle/GJEP  … Read More

International Response to COP25 Relocation

Graphic for COP25 looks to normalize highly irregular dynamic of Chile remaining as “president” of the meeting, even as human rights violations continue to occur from military and police violence being used to repress an increasingly volatile social… Read More

Chilean Social Movements Make Call to International Community To Demand Chile Be Removed From Presidency of COP25

In April 2018, Mapuche Longo (leader) Alberto Curamil [looking back at the courtroom] was arrested on trumped up charges after he successfully stopped two hydro-electric dams. In 2019 he was awarded the coveted Goldman Environmental Prize. As COP25… Read More

“Thanksgiving Day” in Mapuche Territory, Chile – Another Racist Attack by the State

GJEP-Biofuelwatch-RADA team in Mapuche territory films interview in post below.  Photo: Langelle/ photolangelle.org Near Curacautin, Wallmapu (28 November 2019) – On U.S. “Thanksgiving” Day (known now as the National Day of Mourning) Indigenous Mapuche in Chile occupying their… Read More

1 minute Video: March Against Violence Toward Women in Temuco, Chile

Women involved in the protests taking place across Chile have been targeted for sexual abuse and rape by the Chilean National Police (carabineros), leading to marches around the country demanding an end to violence against women. Photo: Langelle/photolangelle.org… Read More

Anne Petermann On Chile Protests, Mapuche Resistance & The Environment

During the March Against Violence Against Women in Santiago, Nov 25, 2019.  Banner reads: “They declare war on us; They impose peace on us. Without justice there will be no peace” Photo: Petermann Hear Anne Petermann report on… Read More

Photo Essay: 25 Nov 19- Mapuche march in Temuco to stop “green” waste incinerator

The Mapuche community of Lautaro is threatened by a waste-to-energy incinerator that claims to produce “clean, renewable energy” in a town that already has a biomass burning plant. This march was held on the last day of a… Read More

Video Short: Incinerator Protest from Temuco, Chile, 25 November 2019

The Mapuche community of Lautaro is threatened by a waste-to-energy incinerator that claims to produce “clean, renewable energy” in a town that already has a biomass burning plant. This march was held on the last day of a… Read More