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Protest-hit Chile vows to punish any abuses by security forces

11 November, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday promised to ensure police and soldiers found guilty of rights violations were prosecuted with the same force as rioters and looters during nearly three weeks of violent protests. Prosecutors are investigating more than 800 allegations of abuses including torture, rape and beatings by security forces during … Read More