Chile’s Supreme Court denies ancestral rights of Rapa Nui. Landmark case ruling

Posted on June 5, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Latin America Indigenous Issues

Chile’s Supreme Court rejected the appeal by Milestone Clan Rapa Nui, which called for the restoration of judiciary via ancestral lands in Easter Island, which they consider usurped by the Chilean company “Hotel Hanga Roa.”The Court’s reasoning Chilean continental effects for all the Rapa Nui, as it relies on the false premise that there are no rights to ancestral property Rapa Nui. Read Article

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