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Video: Action in memory of Mauricio Morales (Chile)

from hommodolars, translated by waronsociety:

It was around 2 pm on May 22 when over a dozen compañerxs covered up and with faces concealed decided to launch a direct action in memory of our compañero Mauricio Morales (El Punky Mauri). They took the intersection of Grecia Avenue and Doctor Johow, at the outskirts of the University of $hile, erected barricades and posted themselves to wait for the fanatics of order with 100 molotov cocktails.

Upon the arrival of the armed force of capital, the combatants got ready to attack, with all their material, without a breather; the trees would serve as cover while the shadows of the faceless bodies regrouped to attack again. The confrontations lasted about 30 minutes, without any compañerx being wounded, or indeed captured by the lapdogs of power.

The retreat was launched at the moment when the compañerxs used up all their attacking material. Neither their tear gas, nor their chemical water, nor their pellets were able to stop the action and the fury of the hooded compañerxs.

This action is framed within the commemoration of the unfortunate death of our compañero Mauricio Morales, a result of the unfortunate explosion of his explosive device. Four years after your death, those who carry fire in their hearts, fury in their minds, and thousands of insurrectionary actions in their hands do not forget you. We are not among those who idealize your death as heroic, or that of a martyr, you were just another brother, another compañerx, and therefore like many who launched the various forms of offensive against capital.

Compañero Mauricio Morales: a warrior, not a martyr!
Freedom to the political prisoners and fire to the prison society!

Contents of the leaflets found in the place:

On May 22, 2009, Mauricio Morales, an anarchist compañero, died fighting against exploitation, misery, the prison system… Today we remember your spirit of struggle, as a warrior, without putting anyone at risk… Like everything that you blew up, you blew yourself up as well. But you fly forever in our hearts.* Because no compañerx killed or imprisoned is forgotten.

FROM MEMORY TO THE STREET, PUNKY MAURI IS PRESENT

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This entry was posted on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 12:34 am and is filed under Direct Action.