The denounce came after dozens of civilians, armed with sticks and stones, gathered on Saturday night in several councils of Malleco province.
They were trying to violently evict Mapuche community members who had taken over these facilities to demand the release of several imprisoned comrades, who are on a hunger strike.
On August 2, in the Temuco prison, Juan Pichun, the Mapuche inmates spokesperson, denounced that the Araucania authorities keep political prisoners under unequal conditions.
Mapuche indigenous people were violently dragged out of a municipal building in Chile on Saturday night. They occupied the building to protest the arrest of fellow Mapuche. Carabineros allowed a violent mob to beat and attack them while shouting racial slurs. pic.twitter.com/MLe7uV0uBX