Chile, islanders of Easter Island request assistance from U.N.

Posted on January 23, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Easter Island, Politics, TRAVEL

“We are a peaceful people. We don’t like war. We don’t want police and military on our land,” said Erity Teave, an indigenous activist from the Chilean-administered Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean. With tears welling up in her eyes, but still trying to manage a graceful smile, she asked: “Do you think the U.N. can do something to protect my people?” Read Article

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