Clashes During a Demonstration in Support of Mapuche Prisoners in Chile

Published July 20, 2020

Clashes During a Demonstration in Support of Mapuche Prisoners in Chile

Thursday, July 16, a demonstration was held in Cañete, to support the Mapuche political prisoners on hunger strike in the prisons of Lebu, Angol and Temuco. The action was immediately quelled by police after his departure for Cañete, leading to clashes. Despite the intense repression, the Mapuche demonstrators managed to burn down an armored carabineer vehicle which burned down completely. There are 14 people arrested, many of whom are still imprisoned.