Hundreds of insurgents and protesters across the indigenous region of Araucania in Chile carried out sabotage actions and demonstrations against forestal machinery and exploitation of ancestral Mapuche land, demanding its immediate handing over to the original tribes and families who inhabited it, many of who still exist displaced today.
Sabotage Against Forestal Minico in Carahue
Mapuche insurgents sabotaged Forestal Minco assets in Carahue, at the same site where Pablo Marchant was killed during a separate sabotage operation on the 9th of July.
Protest at Bio Bio River Against Rucalhue Power Plant
Hundreds gathered in protest at the proposed new site of the Rucalhue power plant in the Bio Bio river, headed by a Chinese transnational.