Araucania – Two acts of sabotage against the forestry industry in solidarity with Mapuche Celestino Córdova
June 12, 2018by actforfreedom
Arauco / in a communique sent to our site www.werken.cl, ORT Leftraru of the Mapuche Coordination Arauco Malleco claimed two acts of sabotage in the middle of Mapuche land against companies linked to the forestry industry.
In their letter ORT Leftaru claimed the first act of resistance, which resulted in the burning of 2 trucks in the locality of Pilpilco, Los Alamos municipality, in the Arauco province.
The other action was carried out on the Choque estate, and resulted in the destruction of a state-of-the-art piece of machinery used for biomass production, and the destruction of two containers belonging to the forestry company Minico, an action that took place in April and never mentioned by the press. It should be pointed out that this agricultural estate is claimed by CAM.
We reproduce the public communique integrally:
To our Mapuche people nation and public opinion in general, ORT Leftaru of the CAM communicates the following:
– Kiñe (one): We claim the incendiary act of resistance carried out at dawn on Wednesday 16th May in the locality of Pilpilco, municipality of Los Alamos, in the province of Arcuato; two trucks were totally destroyed.
– Epu (two): At the same time we claim the act of resistance carried out in the Choque estate resulting in the total destruction of a state-of-the-art piece of machinery used for biomass production, and the destruction of two containers owned by the forestry company Minico, an action which took place in the month of April and was never mentioned by the press. It should be pointed out that the agricultural estate is claimed by our organization.
– Kula (three): the action is part of our permanent campaign as pu weichafe (warriors) of direct conflict against the forest industry, which continues to exploit and plunder our ñuke mapu (mother land). Both actions are part of our stand for resistance and the reconstruction of our Mapuche people nation.
– Kechu (five): At the same time the actions are meant to build concrete support for Mapuche Celestino Córdova’s just request to return to his rewe (sacred altar).