Matapacos by Yess

分裂

生活在专政和民主之间意味着为更美好的未来而战。
Chile, Southern America

Story by Yess. Translated by Javier Vidal Cano
Published on June 23, 2022.

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你还记得 2019 年最后几个月智利的抗议吗?

这些抗议是由 40 年的政治镇压和治理国家失败引起的。 我欢迎你来读我的故事。

1989 年 4 月 13 日

我出生在独裁统治结束和民主制度开始之间的智利。这两个标志着智利历史上的重要 时刻。

1973 – 1990

幸运的是,我从未经历过独裁统治下的生活。我所知道的都是从我父亲那里得到的。他生活过 在该残酷的独裁统治下。因为他一天回家晚,曾受到了军事的讯问和酷刑。他本来应该被行刑 队处决,但在最后一刻他的兄弟证明了他的清白并挽救了他的命。

许多智利人在这个黑暗时代遭受了苦难。即使大多数人受苦, 在此期间,精英商人和政府官员 享有了财富和权力。

因此,智利分裂了。

2019 年 10 月 16 日

一群学生为了抗议票价上涨,跳了地铁十字转门。政府指责他们是恐怖分子。我问自己,谁才 是真正的恐怖分子?是为了最低工资工作到死的父母?是那些死在公立医院候诊室的人吗? 是那些整天努力为孩子支付大学学费的父母吗?

真正的恐怖分子是政府。他们将我们的河流卖给污染环境的私人公司,他们窃取公共资金,并 在冠状病毒病疫情期间拒绝帮助贫困社区。

生活在独裁和民主之间意味生活在一个接受专制的社会中,因为我们的总统是从富人中选出 的。

在这种社会中,仅仅要求你作为穷人的权利就意味着你是‘恐怖分子’。‘成功’意味着继续强迫穷 人工作直到他们死去。

2019 年 10 月 18 日

当我向窗外望去时,我看到了抗议者被警察殴打。就在那一刻,我明白了抗议者在为什么而战,他们勇敢地反抗专。他们反击专制国家;一个鼓励警察殴打和平抗议者的国家。 那一刻我决定加入抗议团体 ‘cacerolazo’。智利人民受够了,我们决定了,经过四十年的虐待,时间到了,我们要反击并捍卫我们的尊严了。

2020 年 2 月 18 日

我在日历上写下抗议的日期。对我的国家来说,未来是不确定的。政府继续压制和虐待我们。 尽管如此,我们将继续抗议。虽然我们有贫富分化,但我们也第一次终于团结起来了。

生活在专政和民主之间意味着为更美好的未来而战。


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Hola! I am a 31-year-old Chilean woman. I live in Santiago de Chile. I'm a fashion designer and illustrator. I've been a vegetarian since I was 18 years old, because I really want to make a better world for everyone and that was my first step. I love my family, animals, nature, art, decoration and photography--everything that connects us as humans with ourselves and others and can make us better people. I live a simple life. I have always been interested in different societies, cultures, languages and the environment, and recently I’ve become interested in politics. I invite you to read my writing.

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