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Chilean Government Prepares to Force Feed Prisoners; Takes Steps Towards Mediation

Given the uncertainty of other efforts to end the Mapuche hunger strike, President Piñera has put in place a plan to force feed the Mapuche political prisoners in the event that their health deteriorates to life-threatening levels–even if doing so is against the will of the individual. Continue reading

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Allegations that Mapuche Prisoners Force Fed

According to Hernán Vergara, the President of the Board of Directors for Amnesty International in Chile, some of the Mapuche prisoners on hunger strike have been forced to eat. Continue reading

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