On the 10th December 2020, Bordando por la Memoria and Chile Solidarity Network took part in a joint zoom and virtual stitch in, to mark International day for human rights. Chile Solidarity Network gave the current information about the cases of political prisoners from the “estallido” or social unrest and talked about ways we can… Continue reading Virtual solidarity stitch in
Chile has had a turbulent few months. And at the end of April, a dozen people were shot from an unmarked car in one of Santiago’s most populated suburbs, La Florida, during a peaceful protest. This was not an isolated incident. Violence against students and protesters by anonymous attackers has been escalating since social unrest began last October, as Chileans fed up… Continue reading Anonymous shootings target students as violence against activists increases in Chile
Carole Concha Bell, a member of the Chile Solidarity Network, told Byline Times: “As A Chilean, daughter of exiles from the Pinochet era, living in the UK it is disappointing to know that the UK has a license to export crowd control weapons to Chile, particularly when they are being used within the context of brutal,… Continue reading British Arms Sales Aiding Repression in Chile.
The UK group comprising students and assemblies representing universities and Chilean Cabildos & Chile Solidarity Network, have been campaigning against recent human rights abuses in Chile since social unrest broke out on October 18th 2019, over social disparity in one of Latin America’s richest, yet most unequal countries.