Archive for December, 2010

Repressive force were use by Chilean Spe…

2010/12/20
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Repressive force were use by Chilean Special Forces on Rapanui natives a.k.a Easter Island, who were in possession of their ancestral lands take by the Chilean Government from their grandparents. Police shot indiscriminately against women and men…many were wounded…Filmmaker Santi Hitorangi sustained 14 pellet shots trying to film the events. Tweet

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BREAKING NEWS 12/16/10 Evictions

2010/12/16
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BREAKING NEWS 12/16/10 Evictions

BREAKING NEWS 12/16/10 New evictions by Chilean Forces The Chilean government is now moving to evict all Rapanui from their lands in a move to grab and privatize the Moai. This morning Julie Brown Tuki and her family were evicted from their home at Hanga Roa Oti, in the center of Town, next to...

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Update 12/13/10

2010/12/13
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Who is responsible for the disproportionate and overwhelming use of force on December 3rd? Although the Chilean government continues to publicize that they will hold “working table” meetings with the Rapanui who have reoccupied their land they have used a corrupt judge on the island to criminalize, arrest and improperly evict. The Chilean government...

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Amnesty International: Public Statement

2010/12/09
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Amnesty International: Public Statement

Thank you to all those in the international community who contacted Amnesty International to show your concern and support for Rapanui. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 9 December 2010 Chile:  Amnesty International concerned about human rights violations committed against the Rapa Nui, in the context of unresolved land claims of Indigenous Peoples Amnesty International is...

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Interview with Susana Hito

2010/12/09
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Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond Wednesday, Dec 08, 2010 The Violent Crisis on Rapa Nui Island Download this episode (47 min) Flash player error: JavaScript must be enabled! Join your host, J. Kehaulani Kauanui for an episode that will focus on a dire situation that’s been unfolding on the island of...

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