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Rapanui continue their stuggle

(Radio NZ) A lawyer representing Rapa Nui’s Hito clan says authorities have ignored the rule of law by evicting remaining clan members from a hotel in Hangaroa. Rodrigo Gomez says about 50 armed Chilean police used unnecessary force early on … Continue reading

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Rapa Nui activist on hunger strike over Chile actions on Easter Island

05 January Reports from Santiago sat a leading Rapa Nui activist has begun a hunger strike in the Chilean capital in protest at the latest evictions on Easter Island. Erity Teave, who is the human rights spokesperson of the so-called … Continue reading

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Rapa Nui people under attack from Chilean police

Dec 24, 2010 Chilean police recently attacked Rapa Nui activists on Easter Island, wounding 24 people as part of an effort to dislodge indigenous families from a disputed area. Police have shot at protestors and beaten some with batons; one … Continue reading

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