Chilean cops un­der fire

The Citizen (KZN) - - World - San­ti­ago

– Chile’s na­tional po­lice com­mit­ted “se­ri­ous hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions” as weeks of vi­o­lent demon­stra­tions across the South Amer­i­can coun­try claimed 25 lives, Hu­man Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tues­day in a re­port call­ing for re­form of the force.

HRW said the po­lice “com­mit­ted se­ri­ous hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions, in­clud­ing ex­ces­sive use of force in the streets and abuses in de­ten­tion” dur­ing the protests.

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