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November 28, 2019–GJEP and our partners Biofuelwatch and RADA were with this Mapuche community after it was attacked by the Chilean National Police for re-occupying their ancestral lands after requests to receive official land title went unheard. This… Read More

COP25: Perpetuating Impunity for Human Rights Violations

Santiago, Chile.  On International Human Rights Day: tear gas canister flies through the air.  A canister like this struck a 15 year old girl in the demonstration and sent her to the hospital for surgery. She was in… Read More

IPA Press Release – Climate: Chile Still Heading UN Meeting — “Shooting Eyes Out”

The “eyes” protest at Plaza de la Dignidad and the statue of Manuel Baquedano Photo: Langelle/GJEP Institute for Public Accuracy Press Release Climate: Chile Still Heading UN Meeting — “Shooting Eyes Out” December 12, 2019 ANNE PETERMANN, anne… Read More

Video: Civil Society Shut Out of COP25 in Madrid

Civil society shut out behind the men in suits. photo courtesy Global Forest Coalition Note: With Chile still at the helm, this is hardly a surprise.  At least they didn’t shoot people in the face. Two videos below… Read More

Statement from the Cumbre de Los Pueblos in Santiago: Save the Earth – Change the System! “SALVEMOS LA TIERRA, CAMBIEMOS EL SISTEMA”

2019 PEOPLES’ SUMMIT DECLARATION Para la declaración en español, ver abajo Over December 2-7, 2019, hundreds of organizations, men, women, indigenous and afro-descendant peoples, migrant communities, peasants, workers, youth, girls and boys from Chile, Latin America and the… Read More

Video: Declaración a la COP25 de comunidades en Chile: no a las soluciones climáticas naturales

For the video in English: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-statement-to-cop25-from-mapuche-others-in-chile-no-market-based-solutions/ Chile iba a ser el antitrión de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, COP25 2-14 Diciembre 2019. Sin embargo, ante un masivo levantamiento popular contra el modelo neoliberal… Read More

Human Rights in Chile and at Chile-Controlled COP25: Attack children, Medics & Civil Society

Bloody hands of the government hold eyeballs in a Human Rights Day commemoration of the 350+ eyes taken by the Chilean National Police since the uprising in Chile began Note: In a tragic irony, #InternationalHumanRightsDay in Chile yesterday… Read More

LIVE NOW: Anne Petermann and Gary Hughes on Chile

Live Now: Anne Petermann of Global Justice Ecology Project and Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch discuss the popular uprising in Chile. They are sharing stories from impacted indigenous Mapuche peoples, street medics, and your every day Chilean who are… Read More

Video: Statement to COP25 from Mapuche & Others in Chile – No market-based “solutions”!

At the Mapuche land take over in the Liempi Colipi Community near Curacautín, Araucanía Region, Chile.  Photo: Langelle Para el video en español: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-declaracion-a-la-cop25-de-comunidades-en-chile-no-a-las-soluciones-climaticas-naturales/ Over 23-30 November, Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch filmed this series of short… Read More

Photo Essay: The Global Climate March – Santiago, Chile Style

A jubilant crowd as red flares, fires and lasers light up Plaza de la Dignidad, also known as Plaza Italia Note from Orin Langelle: The afternoon started as a march. It progressed into what seemed like a street… Read More