KPFA’s A Rude Awakening Interviews Gary Hughes on Chile’s Constitutional Reset

On 13 November 2020, Sabrina Jacobs of A Rude Awakening spoke with Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch about decolonization, the Mapuche struggle against neoliberalism and industrial resource extraction, and Chile’s constitutional reset after months of unrest. Hughes, along with Global… Read More

November 2020 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  November Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees GJEP coordinates the Campaign to STOP GE Trees, a national and international… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

GJEP & Biofuelwatch Congratulate the Peoples of Chile

Anonymous musician heads to the front lines. The majority of the front lines are personned by youth. Photo: Langelle Photography Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch Congratulate the Peoples of Chile Overwhelming Majority votes to throw out Pinochet-era… Read More

Overwhelming Majority Vote to Throw Out Pinochet-Era Constitution in Chile

Caption: A jubilant crowd as red flares, fires and lasers light up Plaza de la Dignidad, also known as Plaza Italia, on Day 50 of the Peoples’ Uprising. photolangelle.org (2019) Note: GJEP’s co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann… Read More

Video: Chile’s blinded protesters seek justice after Covid lockdown

10 December 2019 (Santiago) – On the international day of human rights, protesters in Chile held a march commemorating the then 350+ eyes lost to the violence of the Carabineros during the days of the Chile uprising. When… Read More

Statement on International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

For Immediate Release – September 21, 2020 New York– September 21, 2020 marks the 16th International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations. The Day was created in 2004 by rural communities in Brazil in opposition to industrial monoculture tree plantations… Read More

GJEP’s Guide to International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

Burned eucalyptus plantation in the community Manquo in Florida, in the zone of the wildfires near Concepción, Chile Monday, 21 September marks the International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations. Global Justice Ecology Project has compiled a… Read More

The Guardian: Chile police using Covid-19 quarantine as pretext to crush protest, activists say

Photo: Langelle Photography Demonstrations over hunger by people thrown out of work by the pandemic have been met with violent repression The Guardian 26 Aug 2020 Charis McGowan in Santiago and Naomi Larsson Violeta Delgado was at a protest… Read More

Urgent Action Alert: Mapuche People Attacked by Right-Wing

Man shot in the head with rubber coated metal pellets by the Carabineros (Chilean National Police). On the morning of 26 November 2019 Carabineros moved into Liempi Colipi near tried to force the Mapuche off their ancestral lands. Some were… Read More