Chile earthquake 2010

2010智利地震后无产者互助 灾难、资本主义和无能政府之下的自我救赎

Chile earthquake 2010


Concepción, 19 days after the earthquake

We are writing as an anarcho-feminist collective from the former "La Fabrica" social centre in Concepción, Chile, which we participated in together with various organisations but have now had to close because of the damage, in order to communicate the following:

On the situation in southern Chile: self-organisation of proletarians in the face of catastrophe, lumpen capitalists and state incompetence

A translation of an eye-opening - if unverified - and anonymous account of neighbour solidarity and self-defence squads against armed gangs in Concepción, Chile immediately following the 8.8 Richter scale earthquake on Saturday morning.

Chile: private property and the rule of law take priority over human life in the post-earthquake chaos

One man has been shot dead by the military and over 160 arrested for expropriating necessities in parts of southern Chile, which are suffering a near total lack of basic commodities following a massive earthquake on Saturday morning.