On the third anniversary of the young man’s death Raphael Nauel, killed on December 25, 2017 on property owned by the Mapuche community of Winkul Lafken Map of the same year in Villa MascardiThere have been violent episodes with roadblocks, threats to press officers and motorists and the brutal beating of one of the neighbors who has property bordering the occupied property.
The person attacked by community members is there Diego Frutas, owner of La Cristalina and one of the most ardent opponents of land usurpation. This is your home, like others in the area, was burned and looted members of the community as part of attempts to spread usurpation to neighboring lands.
The episode occurred when the community was maintaining a new checkpoint on Route 40 35 kilometers from Barylache, and protesters identified Frutas, with whom the Mapuche had already had numerous clashes.
The victim is the chief spokesperson of the neighbors and usually records the damage that society inflicts on property near the occupation.
Frutas was hospitalized with multiple injuries and remains hospitalized at a health center in Barylach.
In fact, a few weeks ago he had a lip crossover out members of the group who threatened to kill him if he continued to testify against him.
The blockade at Villa Mascardi was not the only one closer to Barylache, but along the same route another group of people identified with Mapuche faces interrupted traffic in the afternoon.
There too violent episodes occurred, with attacks on motorists and threats not only against drivers and passers-by, but also against press officers who covered the traffic interruption.
“They ran away from us with meat knives, sticks and threw stones at us,” said one of the journalists who was attacked by a local media worker.
Protesters carried placards with legends hinting at the anniversary of Nauel’s death, requiring the prompt permission of the ongoing investigation.
The National Gendarmerie provided coverage of the episode, although troops acted as observers only because they did not interfere with the violence perpetrated by the group.
The group of attackers consisted of fifteen people with a hood, who carried knives – knives and knives – with which they threatened the press.
While some were willing to engage in dialogue and give interviews, others rebuked journalists on the grounds that “the media is against the Mapuche case”.
Normative theft of weapons
On Tuesday afternoon, the mobile police of Rio Negroes were attacked by stones, when he prophylactically visited Villa Mascardi.
In shape they also heard detonations made by firearms, so they also fired from 1270 rifles, which were called “non-lethal” because their shells were made of rubber.
According to information provided by Rio Negro police Infobae,, one of the officers “committed four deterrent detonations to stop the hooded police officer’s attack.”
The Mapuche, in turn, detonated firearms without causing injury. although they damaged one of the provincial department’s mobile vehicles.
But still, prosecutor Bethany Tsendon ordered the confiscation of the weapons and office clothes of the man in uniform who fired., for appropriate examination. No trials were held in the usurped territory, and the elements were not seized.
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