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
This press release is from the Coordinating Assembly of Secondary School Students (ACES) in Chile ACES CHILE PRESS RELEASEOCCUPATION OF MINISTRY OF EDUCATIONWe are hours away from having a new process for taking the Transition Test to grant entry into university, and which as we have proposed in recent years, is a deeply segregated and… Continue reading ACES Chile Press Release
Although many also celebrate the Indigenous People’s Day for the precolumbian inhabitants of the Americas on the 8th October, today is the UN International Indigenous People’s Day across the world, and a time when we bring you a short illustration by scientific cartoonist Alexa Garín Fernandez about a lesser known indigenous group currently occupied and extracted by Chile together… Continue reading Happy Indigenous People’s Day!
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