Chile must prosecute police, army for violence against protesters – U.N.

Demonstrators are seen amid tear gas during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

GENEVA/SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean police and soldiers used excessive or unnecessary force to quell recent demonstrations, committing serious human rights violations including unlawful killings and torture that should be prosecuted, the United Nations said on Friday. The U.N. human rights office said in a report that it had documented an “alarmingly high number” of 345 […]

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