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16 Oct 2018 | 09:13 AM UTC

Chile: March in Santiago October 16

Chile News Alert

March to be held in Santiago around the presidential palace (Palacio de La Moneda) October 16; avoid all protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/16/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Palacio de La Moneda

Event

A protest will be held in the capital Santiago on Tuesday, October 16, to denounce human rights violations carried out by the military during the Pinochet dictatorship (1973-1990). Demonstrators will march around La Moneda, the presidential palace. The event will likely remain peaceful, although some low-level violence cannot be ruled out.

Context

The protest was called for following a speech made on October 13, which seemed to praise certain high-level members of the military during the Pinochet regime.

Advice

Individuals in Santiago are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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