Chile: 29 Trucks Sabotaged Amid Conflict Between Mapuche and Logging Corporations

HeadlineAug 29, 2017
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In Chile, more than two dozen logging trucks were hijacked and burned in southern Chile Monday, amid ongoing conflicts between the indigenous Mapuche people and multimillion-dollar logging corporations that are encroaching on their lands. A Mapuche group called “the Struggle in Rebellious Territory” claimed responsibility for the sabotage attack. The company reported $6 million in damages.

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