Despite heavy police and military repression, Chileans stand firm in their demand for a new constitution through a National Constituent Assembly
A national strike was held on Tuesday November 12 to continue demands for a National Constituent Assembly and for the resignation of Piñera
Chileans are demanding the resignation of President Sebastián Piñera, the establishment of a National Constituent Assembly and punishment for state officials, responsible for human rights violations during the protests.
We take a look at these policies and the transport fare hike that was the immediate trigger for these protests.
Despite militarized cities and brutal repression, the people of Chile have continued their brave mobilizations against the neoliberal and anti-people government of President Sebastián Piñera
On Monday, tens of thousands of people took part in a massive national strike against the repression of protesters by the government and economic policies that have brought hardship to millions
Protests against the transportation fare hike have escalated in Chile’s capital and the state has responded with violent repression and the declaration of a state of emergency
With the recent hike, the users of the Chilean public transportation services pay some of the highest fares in the region
The union says that workers are being dismissed for taking part in the strike and announced that it will file a lawsuit against the company for anti-union dismissals
The national police beat demonstrators, dragged them off the road and arrested 17 protesters
He symbolized the idea that art and progressive politics should converge to strengthen people’s resistance. To this day, Jara’s resistance remains an inspiration for peoples’ movements across the world.
Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons