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U.N. to Probe Human Rights Abuses in Chile Amid Mass Protests

HeadlineOct 25, 2019

The United Nations is sending a team to Chile to investigate allegations of human rights abuses against anti-government protesters following weeks of massive demonstrations nationwide over inequality, low wages and the rising cost of healthcare and education. At least 18 people have been killed since protests erupted on October 19, amid mounting reports of brutality and torture by Chilean authorities.

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