The Maldonado case has exposed state repression of Mapuche resistance and activism. Digging deeper, we find linkage of the activist’s disappearance to capitalist exploitation — and to the clothing company, Benetton, which owns the largest share of territory allocated to a foreign company in Latin America.
More protests are expected throughout the prime minister’s 10-day Latin American tour.
Adolfo Perez Esquivel, human rights activist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, has criticized an official state visit to Argentina by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Perez Esquivel