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In Chile, the Mapuche communities make up roughly 12 percent of the country's population. They have historically been the poorest and most discriminated-against sector of society. In fact, Chile is one of a few countries in the world whose constitution does not recognise its Indigenous peoples. The conflict against the state has been simmering for years, but in recent months more radical Mapuche groups have been attacking and torching hundreds of...
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In Chile, the Mapuche communities make up roughly 12 percent of the country's population. They have historically been the poorest and most discriminated-against sector of society. In fact, Chile is one of a few countries in the world whose constitution does not recognise its Indigenous peoples. The conflict against the state has been simmering for years, but in recent months more radical Mapuche groups have been attacking and torching hundreds of...
Read More