26/01/2009 Raœl Montenegro (Argentina, RLA 2004)

Raœl Montenegro (Argentina, RLA 2004)

Human Rights, 26/01/2009

Penal claim filed against top officials for violating indigenous rights

It seems that Argentinian police and elite members of the security forces violently repressed Mapuche indigenous people within their traditional land, which, if it is confirmed, would show that the government supports its illegal occupation.

Raúl Montenegro announced that his organisation FUNAM was planning a penal claim against the governor, members of his cabinet and top officials of the police.

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