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Mapuche activists evicted from land protest on ancestral territory in Argentina
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Mapuche activists evicted from land protest on ancestral territory in Argentina (August 9, 2017)
Mapuche activists and their allies were evicted by military police in Argentina last week and one supporter has gone missing.

Mapuche people in Chile demand land and self-determination
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Mapuche people in Chile demand land and self-determination (June 13, 2014)
Nearly 10 percent of the population claims Mapuche ancestry.

Mapuche activist convicted of arson and murder for fatal attack
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Mapuche activist convicted of arson and murder for fatal attack (February 21, 2014)
An activist from the Mapuche Tribe in Chile was convicted of arson and murder in an attack linked to an ongoing land rights struggle.

UN official calls for end to police tactics against Mapuche  Tribe

UN official calls for end to police tactics against Mapuche Tribe (July 31, 2013)
Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, called on the Chilean government to stop using an anti-terrorism law against the Mapuche Tribe.

Mapuche people in Chile seek control over their  homelands
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Mapuche people in Chile seek control over their homelands (May 31, 2013)
Members of the Mapuche Tribe in Chile are seeking self-determination over land that was reserved to them by treaties. The tribe controlled the southern half of Chile following independence from...

Tensions  growing after  fatal arson   blamed on Mapuche activists
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Tensions growing after fatal arson blamed on Mapuche activists (January 8, 2013)
Tensions are on the rise in Chile after a fatal arson was blamed on Mapuche activists although a link was later disputed by top officials. President Sebastian PiƱera immediately flew...

Vandals infiltrate Mapuche  protest in Chile, leading to arrests
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Vandals infiltrate Mapuche protest in Chile, leading to arrests (October 16, 2012)
An otherwise peaceful protest by members of the Mapuche Tribe of Chile turned violent on Monday after vandals infiltrated the event, the Associated Press reported. The protest in Santiago, the...

Chilean  government blames  deadly fire  on Mapuche  activists
Environment | World
Chilean government blames deadly fire on Mapuche activists (January 9, 2012)
The Chilean government is blaming Mapuche activists for a series of deadly fires in the Patagonia region. Seven firefighters died while battling one of the fires, the Associated Press reported....

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