Gustavo Figueroa

Gustavo Figueroa (1985). Periodista, documentalista, fotógrafo. Vive en Neuquén. Se interesa especialmente por temas relativos a pueblos originarios y derechos humanos. Es miembro del Equipo de Educadores Interculturales del Puel Mapu.

The defence of the murderers of Elías Garay

The statement of the accused: three accidental shots, the Mapuche were like a “pack of dogs”, only one of the accused fired, there was a black lump that looked like a gun and the 22 carbine “kills cats”. Today, during…

Killing a Mapuche: the planning

Portrait of Elías Garay at the humanitarian encampment (Image by Roxana Sposaro) What role did the National State, the provincial government and the legal power of Río Negro, the extractive capital, the police institution and the media (local and national)…

“The repression will continue because our people are returning to their territory”.

Portrait of Nicolás Hernández Huala in Bariloche. (Image by Gustavo Figueroa) The “La Trochita” case: while the murders of Rafael Nahuel and Santiago Maldonado go unpunished, six defendants are on trial for exercising their right to recover usurped territory. The…