How the Chilean uprising reawakened international solidarity

There’s a cascade of colour throughout Chile’s capital as people occupy street corners and flow onto the central avenue. Their cries are backed by a chorus of banging pots and pans from surrounding buildings, the traditional cacerolazo protest.  Yet Santiago is marked by violence of the night before: the smell of teargas clings to the concrete, the… Continue reading How the Chilean uprising reawakened international solidarity

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Michelle Bachelet y situación de Chile: “Yo estoy muy preocupada, pero tengo que ser neutra, objetiva e imparcial como Alta Comisionada”

La exmandataria concedió una entrevista a estudiantes en Inglaterra, además de recibir una carta de la comunidad chilena local sobre la situación que se vive en el país.  https://www.latercera.com/politica/noticia/michel-bachelet-situacion-chile-estoy-preocupada-neutra-objetiva-e-imparcial-alta-comisionada/910468/

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Human rights delegation urges UK to act on state abuses in Chile during recent uprising

A Chilean delegation visited the Foreign Office in London on 21 January. It presented foreign secretary Dominic Raab with a letter calling for a halt in the export of crowd-control weapons to Chile and to investigate the Chilean government for crimes against humanity. Gross human-rights violations have been committed by Chile’s security forces since social unrest broke out on 18 October 2019 over soaring… Continue reading Human rights delegation urges UK to act on state abuses in Chile during recent uprising

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