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Santiago de #Chile October 18 and 19, 2020 [ Videos]

Santiago de Chile. Chile. October 18 and 19. 2020. Videos of the protests and clashes on the first anniversary of the revolt in Chile.

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Communiqué of Prisoners of the Social War in #Chile for the Destruction of the Prison Society

Chile. To all those who fight against this world of oppression and misery.

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#Chile: Riot cop throws 16 year old protester off a bridge (Video, Multiple angles evidence)

Chile. Less than a month before Chile votes on whether to replace its Pinochet dictatorship era constitution, Chilean police have brutally attacked protesters once again in the country’s capital, Santiago.

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“The people don’t need permission to feed each other” – #Santiago de #Chile’s community kitchens amid the #pandemic and #uprising

As a result of the October 2019 uprising, millions of Chileans have reconceptualized what it means to live and to fight. A new generation of frontliners has emerged as protesters learn to carve out territories for unauthorized public activities and defend them against the police.

But the COVID quarantine measures suspended the October revolt. After months without substantial protests or public activity, hunger protests and olla comunes (community kitchens) emerged throughout Santiago in response to food shortages and the COVID economic crisis. Police deployed the same dispersal tactics they used during the uprising  against both the hunger protests and community kitchens. Police violence against community relief efforts sparked public outrage, especially one video showing a guanaco (armored water cannon truck) running over an olla comun table covered with food.

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‘On the tightrope: Contributions and considerations from and for the anarchic combat’ – Letter by imprisoned anarchist comrade Francisco Solar

On July 24, 2020, the anarchist comrades Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar were arrested. Francisco is accused of sending package bombs against the 54th police station and against the former Minister of the Interior, Rodrigo Hinzpeter, in July 2019, in an action claimed by “Seditious Accomplices/Fraction for Revenge“. While both are also accused of the double explosive attack against the Tánica building in the wealthy neighborhood of Vitacura on February 27, 2020, during the middle of the uprising in Chile, which was an action claimed by “Armed Affinities in Revolt“.

Both comrades are known not only for this case of repression, they have faced different repressive operations in Chile and Spain previously, but they are also known in the different environments of struggle, being active in publications, demonstrations, radio programs and initiatives against power.

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Barricades in Framework of a New September 11 in #Chile

Flaming barricades were set up throughout Chile in the framework of a new September 11, the day on which the fascist dictatorship of Pinochet seized power in a coup in 1973.

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#Chile: Letter from imprisoned comrade Mónica Caballero in San Miguel prison

Santiago de Chile. Chile. A few words by Mónica Caballero from the San Miguel prison.

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#Chile: Road Block and banner drop [I. W. S. W. A. P.] in solidarity with anarchist #prisoners Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar

Prisons, cameras, police, snitches, drones, debts and mortgages, employment contracts have been some of its devices and mechanisms to reduce our lives to the sad imperative of producing and consuming. Even in this desolate landscape, surrounded by concrete, smog, buildings and honking, there are bodies that resist. From the resistances and uprisings, from the dissidents and desertions of the constituted orders, we have built and won friendships in all territories and at all times, from the most remote to those nearest. We inherit the conviction of those who have made their lives a permanent conflict, always disobedient to the logic of power and capital. The coherence of living and fighting is a flame that spreads and encourages us to continue.

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#Chile: Letter from Anarchist Comrade Juan Flores Riquelme about the Arrest of Mónica and Francisco

What follows is a letter from Juan Flores Riquelme about the arrest of Mónica and Francisco.

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Words from an anarchist bookstore in so-called #Chile

On when solidarity turns us into accomplices and we smile happy to be there. Fight against repentance!

Brief words answering the call for international solidarity with the anarchist prisoners of the world. An instance of anti-prison reflection.

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