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august 3th 2010
MAPUCHE POLITICAL PRISONERS ON 20+ DAY HUNGER STRIKE.
ACROSS SOUTHERN “CHILE”

The Mapuche Political Prisoners across so-called southern Chile have undertaken a liquid hunger strike throughout the country which began on July 12th, 2010, in El Manzano Prison demanding the immediate release of ALL Mapuche Political Prisoners, the Abolition of Military Courts, and the Abolition of the Anti-Terrorist Law.

As of Wednesday, July 28th, 25 Mapuche Political Prisoners have joined the call out in the prisons of Concepcion, Temuco, Angol, Valdivia, and Lebu, with the support of various Mapuche communities in struggle including the Communities of Rankilko, Newen Mapu, and Juana Millahual to name a few...

The murderous legacy of the Lagos and Bachelet Chilean governments has kept the Criminalization of the Mapuche struggle for autonomy, the implementation of the Antiterrorist Law, the double-jeopardy of Military courts and the use of police set-ups into the current Piñera administration, which further seeks to plunder and repression of our people. All of this during the year of Chile’s 200th Year of Independence, taking place on September 18th, 2010, which has represented the ongoing genocide of our people.

The situation is URGENT as the health of our Mapuche Brothers is rapidly deteriorating...

As the Women’s Coordinating Committee Chile-Canada [Toronto], we fully support the efforts of our Mapuche brothers and sisters in their just struggle for their liberation. Therefore WE CALL OUT ON ALL INDIGENOUS AND ANTI-COLONIAL Activists/Supporters to SHOW THEIR SOLIDARITY TO THE CAUSE OF INDIGENOUS SOVEREIGNTY and Join us in Protest!

PROTEST FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE MAPUCHE POLITICAL PRISONERS!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12TH – 5 to 7PM.
@ THE TORONTO CHILEAN CONSULATE
2 BLOOR STREET WEST

Freedom for the Mapuche Political Prisoners Resisting on Hunger Strike to State Terrorism!
Abolish the Antiterrorist Law and Military Justice!
Stop the Militarization of Mapuche Territory!
No One is Free Until Every Person is Free!

Solidarity for Non-Mapuche Political Prisoners in Chile and the Toronto G20 Arrestees
See Below for List of Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike and Initial Statement from El Manzano Prison in Concepcion.

The Women’s Coordinating Committee Chile-Canada [Toronto]
Email: wccc_98@hotmail.com


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LIST OF MAPUCHE POLITCAL PRISONERS ON HUNGER STRIKE
Information Subject to Change:

PRISON OF TEMUCO

1. Mauricio Waikilao Waikilao, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
2. Luís Sergio Tralcal Quidel, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
3. José Tralcal, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
4. Pablo Canio Tralcal, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
5. Pedro Cheuque, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
6. Sergio Catrilaf, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
7. Daniel Canio Tralcal, Juan Katrilaf Community, Lof Yeupeko
8. Ángel Reyes Cayupan, Mateo Ñirripil Community, Lof Muko
9. Jorge Cayupan Ñirripil, Mateo Ñirripil Community, Lof Muko
10. Francisco Cayupan Ñirripil, Mateo Ñirripil Community, Lof Muko
11. Elvis Millán Colicheu, Mateo Ñirripil Community, Lof Muko
12. Eliseo Ñirripil, Mateo Ñirripil Community, Lof Muko
13. Marco Millanao Mariñan, Pascual Coña Community, Lleu Lleu
14. Claudio Sánchez Lorca, Support Network of Temuco
15. Emilio Benkhoff Jerez, Support Network of Temuco

PRISON OF EL MANZANO - CONCEPCION

16. * Luis Menares Chanilao, Community of Nalcahue – Chol-Chol
17. * Ramón LLanquileo, Community of Puerto Choque, Tirúa
18. * Héctor Llaitul Carrillanca, San Ramon Sector, Tirúa
19. * Jonathan Huillical, Sector Lonquimay
20. * José Huenuche, Community of Puerto Choque, Tirúa
21. * Victor LLanquileo, Community of Puerto Choque, Tirúa

PRISON OF ANGOL

22. Waikilaf Cadin Kalfunao, Juan Paillalef Community, Cunco
*Joined the Hunger Strike as of Wednesday, July 21st

PRISON OF VALDIVIA
23. Andrés Gutiérrez Coña, Cristóbal Relmul Community, Nueva Imperial
*Joined the Hunger Strike as of Monday, July 19th.

PRISON OF LEBU

24. Carlos Muñoz Huenuman, Venancio Ñeguey Community of Choque, Tirúa.
25. Eduardo César Painemil Peña, Huentelolen Community, Cañete. Cárcel de Lebu.
* Joined the Hunger Strike as of Wednesday, July 28th.