by Gwynne Hogan, Santiago Times,Thursday, 25 October 2012
Four indigenous Mapuche prisoners who went without food for 60 days in southern Chile’s Angol Prison called off their fast on Thursday after a Supreme Court decision overturned two of their sentences.
By Gwynne Hogan, Santiago Times, Thursday, 11 October 2012
Amnesty International warns force feeding Mapuche political prisoners would be breach of human rights.
After being rushed to a hospital Wednesday night, the fate of four indigenous hunger strikers now hangs on a decision by the Court of Appeals on whether authorities will be allowed to force feed them. At the time of publication, the protesters were in critical condition in a hospital in Concepción, 310 miles south of Santiago. Read the rest of this entry