protests started in Chile
Since the protests started in Chile over two weeks ago more thant 23 dead and 7,000 detained. Chile’s human rights institute (INDH) reported that more than 2,300 have been injured – more than 1,400 of whom sustained gunshot wounds.
The INDH is compiling 384 legal cases against the police and armed forces, including six cases of homicide.
Meanwhile, more than 200 people have suffered eye injuries from shotgun pellets, teargas canisters and non-lethal ammunition.
Outbreaks of vandalism and arson have left shops and buildings in ruins, and more than 1,700 police officers have been injured.