KPFK 2nd Interview with Anne Petermann on Uprising in Chile

At the Cumbre de los Pueblos.  Photo: Petermann/GJEP Anne Petermann reported live on Sojourner Truth on December 3, 2019. The GJEP team is on the ground in Chile and have been reporting on ongoing protests in Chile and… Read More

Video “El Violador es Tu!” The Rapist is you! Chile Women’s Protest denounces Police

Women in Temuco, Chile denounce police violence against women (25 Nov 2019).  Photo: Langelle / photolangelle.org Chilean anti-rape anthem becomes international feminist phenomenon A Rapist in Your Path performed by women at mass protests across Latin America and… Read More

Analysis of Violence in Chile

Photo: Anne Petermann What is behind state violence in Chile? The brutal crackdown on protesters and repression of indigenous people has its roots in violent state militarism. Al Jazeera December 4, 2019 Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso and Michael Wilson-Becerril In… 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

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

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

The Imperative of a Constitution That Guarantees Human and Environmental Rights

The Imperative of a Constitution That Guarantees Human and Environmental Rights Gary Hughes, Biofuelwatch November 25, 2019 Gary Graham Hughes has extensive experience on human rights and environmental issues throughout the Americas. He received a B.Sc. in Sociology… Read More