Chile, students arrested during protest

Posted on July 26, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Social Issues, Venezuela

Twenty-three students were arrested yesterday in Santiago, Chile for disorderly conduct during a student protest for better public education, reports The march led to the UNICEF building in the Las Condes neighborhood, where students attempted to break in and overrun the offices. A similar, more peaceful, protest took place in early June when students occupied the UNIFEC offices to bring their education issues to an international level. Student protestors are calling for congress to change the public education system in Chile.
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