Santiago Chile: hunger strike by Mapuche Indigenous at UNICEF headquarters

Posted on August 28, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Latin America Indigenous Issues

Mapuche Representatives began a hunger strike at the headquarters of the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF, for its acronym in Spanish) in Santiago, to denounce the criminalization of the Mapuche and noted the lack of support from the Unicef ​​to the claims of the original community. The Indians remain a month at the headquarters of Unicef ​​and have repeatedly denounced the passivity of this organism to the abuse of children and young Mapuche in this South American nation. Read Article

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