IMMEDIATE FREEDOM FOR OUR ANARCHIST COMRADE NICOLÁS DE ANTUENO! STOP THE REPRESSION OF THE ARGENTINIAN STATE AGAINST THE MAPUCHE PEOPLE!
Today July 4th, a solidarity protest was held in the city of Buenos Aires for the release of the prisoners in struggle of the Mapuche people, in which 7 activists were arrested, including Nicolás de Antueno, a militant, comrade and anarchist writer in the international platform Revolución Internacional / World Revolution, now interned at the Argerich Hospital after a police attack against him. The protest was specifically aimed for denounce the systematic criminalization that is being subjected the comrade lonko (“leader”) Facundo Jones Huala, who was arrested a week ago for the second time by the Argentine State, in order to slow down the processes of territorial recovery and autonomy in the Mapuche communities that he strongly encourages, with great advance in the communal expropriation of the lands of Lof in resistance of Vuelta del Rio of the locality of Cushamen (Argentina), ‘property’ of the big transnational Benetton.
To repress the demonstration, Mauricio Macri’s government ordered the City Police to disperse violently the place, beating and insulting the demonstrators present, punching the face and body of our comrade Nicolás. At the moment, he is injured and in solitary confinement, almost in a kidnapping by the State.
The 7 detainees (Rafael Di Paola, Roxana Dictan, Suyai Fleitas, Nicolás accused with “possible federal charges” so their case is being taken by judge Maria Servini. The charges are: resistance to authority, public intimidation and injuries.
We call all social struggles, communities, collectives and companions in Argentina and the world to put pressure on the following governmental instances and/or calling this numbers to demand their early release, as well as relevant actions that are needed in the future.
– Police Station # 30: Address California 1801-1899, Tel. 011 4302-0345.
– Commune 4: Address Dr. Professor Pedro Chutro 2902-2928 (esq. Zavaleta), Tel. 011 5091 6100
STOP THE WAR AGAINST THE MAPUCHE PEOPLE AND WHO SUPPORT THEM!, IMMEDIATE FREEDOM FOR THE 7 DETAINED!
Photography: Colectiva Fotografía A Pedal
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