Friday, June 27, 2014

Chile - Riot Police Clash With Education Protesters


RIOT police clashed with tens of thousands of protesters on the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago on Wednesday. Students and teachers were seeking to put pressure on President Michelle Bachelet to reform Chile’s education system faster and more thoroughly than she has managed so far. Police used tear gas and water cannon against protesters in the streets as the demonstration ended outside the Universidad de Santiago. The demonstrators responded by throwing objects at the police and a number of arrests

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