Segundo aniversario de marcha histórica termina em distrbios isolados no Chile – Internacional


Chile remembered this Monday, amid isolated disturbances, the second anniversary of the historic march that brought together more than 1 million people in Santiago during the 2019 social protests, and a year since the plebiscite in which a change in the Constitution, inherited from the didura.

Dozens of protesters set fire to barricades in Alameda, Santiago’s main artery, and looted shops, before being dispersed by police, who removed the obstacles. A column of cyclists advanced in front of the palace of La Moneda with shouts against the governor.

2 km from the site of the disturbances, about 300 protesters were peacefully protesting in Praa Italia, the epicenter of the 2019 demonstrations, renamed Praa Dignidade.

“Today this date has shown us twice that people want change. With that same hope, today we continue working to resolve the demands for a better Chile. Gabriel Boric, representative of the Aprovo Dignidade coalition, presides.

On October 18, 2019, Chileans took to the streets to ask for universal health, quality public education and decent pensions in a country where, during the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship, a neoliberal plan was in force that, despite having generated great development in the last 30 years, also accentuated as social differences.

After weeks of protests across the country, marked by violent incidents, fires and looting, on October 25, 2019, 1.2 million people showed up in downtown Santiago, without prior summons, to participate in the largest demonstration from return democracy.

As a result, as mobilizaes of 2019, which resulted in more than 30 deaths and international accusations of violations of human rights to repression das outside of security, I call for a plebiscite to modify the Constitution. A year later, on October 25, 2020, 78% of the voters voted in favor of the elaboration of a new Magna Carta.

“O Chile shows some progress, but it must deepen its efforts to address the violations and abuses committed” in 2019, Lemrou in this second-feira the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Acnudh) in a statement. A plan to perform a technical miso in November 2019 and draw up a relationship for you to implement and implement as recommended.

For Jan Jarab, representing Acnudh in South America, despite Chile’s efforts, “obstacles persist in the victims’ access to justice, reparation and guarantees of non-repetition, among other fundamental rights”. Furthermore, he recalls that the right to peaceful reunion continues to be regulated by a decree from the time of the dictatorship.

President Sebastin Piera made reference today to the danger of violent acts during peaceful demonstrations. “We cannot escape that more than 14,000 companies were affected by acts of violence, vandalism and delinquency in periods after October 18, 2019. This destructive essence that we saw again a few days ago calls us to condemn violence and respect the rule of law “, he declares, during an act before representatives of small and medium-sized companies.

After the plebiscite, the Chilean population elected the 155 members of the Constituent Assembly, who began to hold sessions in July this year to draft the new Constitution. In turn, the text that results from this process must be approved by the population in a new query.

Two years ago, more than a million people marched peacefully to demand an end to inequality. A year ago, for the first time in our history, the population was asked whether or not they wanted a new Constitution. Today, we are changing the course of Chile,” wrote the Chilean writer Jorge Baradit, one of the members of the Assembly, on social media.

Víctor Raya

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