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Thu May 16, 2019, 01:21 AM

Chief suspect in homicide of Mapuche protester Rafael Nahuel arrested in Argentina

A federal court in Argentina ordered the arrest of Gendarmerie Sargent Francisco Pintos as the chief suspect in the 2017 homicide of indigenous protester Rafael Nahuel.

Nahuel, 22, was shot in the back on November 25, 2017, as he and others fled a court-ordered eviction of the Lof Lafken Winkul Mapu protest camp, near the shores of scenic Lake Mascardi.

The court found that contrary to repeated assertions by Security Minister Patricia Bullrich, neither Hahuel nor any of his fellow protesters were armed - nor were weapons located in repeated searches of Mapuche properties.

Arrests made last year in neighboring Chile in connection to prosecutorial fraud in "Operation Hurricane," conducted against Mapuche activists by Chilean police and intelligence forces with the support of President Sebastián Piñera, revealed that Chile's Carabineros and Argentina's Gendarmerie colluded to concoct and publish false evidence against Mapuches.

Numerous demonstrations by the Mapuche people have taken place in recent years in and around Argentina's scenic lake district, the nation's leading winter tourism destination - and of growing interest in recent decades to foreign investors.

Santiago Maldonado

This was the second such case in Argentina in three months, after artist and activist Santiago Maldonado, 28, disappeared on August 1, 2017, during an unauthorized Gendarmerie raid on a Mapuche protest camp further south.

Bullrich later promoted the main suspect, Gendarmerie Corporal Emmanuel Echazú.

The Maldonado and Nahuel deaths earned the right-wing administration of Argentine President Mauricio Macri a rebuke from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) over excessive and indiscriminate use of force - as well as over the use of indefinite detention against critics and opponents.

At: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&tab=wT&sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pagina12.com.ar%2F193969-ordenan-la-detencion-del-prefecto-acusado-del-crimen-de-rafa

Mapuche protester Rafael Nahuel and pro-Mapuche activist Santiago Maldonado.

Their 2017 deaths at the hands of National Gendarmerie (militarized police) focused international attention on the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters under Argentine President Mauricio Macri, as well as over the use of indefinite detention against critics and opponents.

Maldonado's family still seek justice, and may ask that Santiago's case be reopened following today's ruling.

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Judi Lynn May 2019 #1

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Thu May 16, 2019, 07:19 AM

1. The photo of the murderer of Rafael Nahuel is on this page, and it won't copy and paste.

Scroll down to see it on the left side:


Rafael Nahuel with a friendly doggie.

Rough translation of an article:

One year of the unpunished murder of Rafael Nahuel
He was 21 years old, a hard-working and supportive boy. He was killed by the prefecture for the simple fact of being Mapuche. Silence embraces a criminal case that has as its first defense counsel the State itself.
Nov 25, 2018 | Featured news | By Alejandro Maidana

. . .

From Santiago Maldonado to Rafael Nahuel

The bloody repression aroused in the Pu Lof in resistance of Cushamen on August 1, 2017, would leave as a result the forced disappearance followed by the death of Santiago Maldonado, a weichafe (warrior) who showed solidarity with the struggle of a people he did not belong to. .

A few months later, almost by inertia, on November 11 of the same year, the Lafken Winkul Mapu announced that two months earlier it had begun with the territorial recovery of an area near Villa Mascardi that was part of the Nahuel Huapi National Park.

Immediately the national government and the Mapuche community began a negotiation in order to reach a solution. The government mission was led by Human Rights Secretary Claudio Avruj, under orders from Justice Minister Germán Garavano. The director of the National Institute of Indigenous Affairs (INAI) Nicolás Torres, the Coordinator of the Mapuche-Tehuelche People's Parliament of Río Negro, the Mapuche Confederation of Neuquén and the Bishop of Bariloche Juan José Chaparro also participated in the negotiations. The meetings were held at the headquarters of the Central de Trabajadores de Argentina (CTA) in Bariloche.

On Tuesday, November 21, an agreement was reached whereby the Mapuche community installed in the national park would move to land that would be delivered to them by the national State outside the park. The next day, while meetings were held between the different parties involved, the Bariloche diOn Tuesday, November 21, an agreement was reached whereby the Mapuche community installed in the national park would move to land that would be delivered to them by the national State outside the park. The next day, while meetings were held between the different parties involved, the Bariloche district attorney's office and federal judge Guillermo Villanueva ordered the eviction.

On November 23, more than 300 federal agents belonging to the Federal Police, Prefecture and Gendarmerie, carried out a violent eviction of the place. During the same, they arrested 5 women and 4 children, including a child of 1 year, who were released only the next day. The women reported that the officers violently entered the premises, firing at large and that the boys were thrown with tear gas. In addition, they affirmed that a minor who shouted in Mapudungum was made to eat earth to silence her. From that day, the presence of the federal forces was uninterrupted in the place.

Found this article, google translated, about this criminal murderer cop Security Minister Patricia Bullrich promoted:

The bad swallow of gendarme Echazú lying about Santiago Maldonado

In an obvious press operation to clean up his image, of the Gendarmerie, and the Government, TN quietly interviewed subalferez Emmanuel Echazú, on a stage mounted on the Gendarmerie squadron of Bariloche. However with his non-verbal gestural language, Echazú was responsible for making clear without any doubt that he was lying, as you can see in the following video. Which configures an autodelación of the responsibility of Gendarmerie in the disappearance of Santiago Maldonado.

By Editorial Staff - 1-1-2018

In his well-known book " How to detect lies - A guide to use in work, politics and the couple" , Paul Ekman expresses: " Based on our own research and the experiences that have been explained to us by different professionals of the security forces, I have full confidence in the following: "

"The probabilities of distinguishing successfully if a person lies or tells the truth are maximum when: The lie is told for the first time. The person has not told lies before of this class. There is a lot at stake, especially if there is a threat of severe punishment. The interviewer lacks prejudice and does not rush to draw conclusions "... etc.

And this seems to be precisely the case of subalferez Emmanuel Echazú, and the lies he poured before the cameras of TN, trying for the first time before the television camera to end the disappearance of Santiago Maldonado. In a neatly armed scenario in the detachment of Gendarmerie in Bariloche, despite belonging to the El Bolsón squad, with an Argentine flag on one side included.

Where the TN chronicler traveled to interview him, showing the importance they gave to her. With an Echazú neatly scripted as if youtuber Juan Cassette narrating his adventures.

The now classic Ekman book, has many chapters dedicated to "Lies, self-talk and evidence of deception. Why lies fail. The detection of deception from words, voice and body; The facial signs of deception. The polygraph as a lie catcher; Verification of the lie " , etc.

But you do not need a reading of them, nor the assistance of a polygraph detector of lies, to see that Echazú lies throughout the interview. Given that as Ekman says: "Often, a lie fails because it shows some sign of a hidden emotion. And the more intense and numerous the emotions involved, the more likely it is that the lie is betrayed by some self-talk manifested in the behavior . "

In the following video you can see how Echazú, unconsciously committing a remarkable non-verbal self-talk, in relation to the deceit and the lies he was telling, repeatedly makes the gesture of swallowing the truth. Getting to the point of having to appeal to finally drink a drink of water, to digest the falsehoods he is forced to say, by his personal situation, and especially by loyalty to the force that belongs.


Here's to Security Minister Patricia Bullrich. Macri must keep her wine cellar well stocked to keep her oblivious to the depravity of her monstrous support of some nasty state murder (genocide) of indigenous people, and protesters.

There are cartoons of Bullrich drunk, too, but they are encrypted so they can't be copied and pasted easily.

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