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Piñera promised an end to police brutality during student protest marches

Friday, August 31st 2012 - 00:56 UTC
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Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said that his government would not tolerate police brutality. The remarks came after the police was accused of mistreating student protesters who were demanding educational reforms. Read full article

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  • British_Kirchnerist

    Hope Pinera is serious about ending police brutality, but when even the OECD is agreeing with the protesters' main points he should maybe back down on the policy issue as well...

    Aug 31st, 2012 - 02:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    The better if he promises to put and end to the students brutality againts the policemen, the privates shops and common citiziens that suffer the regular attack from those beast ones wrong called “students”......
    If those beast have received violence from policemen is just because they have started it with bonfires, slingshots, Molotov bombs and other “students” materials.....Well done Piñera....you seems to be more a leftist “democretino” than a center right politician.
    Mr. Piñera, I would like to see you facing those “nun´s babies” with tied hands recaiving their “petting”.
    You have been infected with the bipolar disease from you neighbor CFK , one day offer the worst pains of hell to all the offenders students and the other you are firing those policemen that do the work you have promised......Please, take your immunity pill to be healed before it become uncontrollable.

    Aug 31st, 2012 - 04:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • vestias

    Hoje o Chile ja não é uma ditadura a classe estudatil tem todo o direito de exigir ao governo reformas nos ensino é um direito de cidadania

    Aug 31st, 2012 - 10:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    http://en.mercopress.com/2012/08/31/pinera-promised-an-end-to-police-brutality-during-student-protest-marches#comment158896: Yeah, bring back the Junta - they knew how to handle these students!

    Aug 31st, 2012 - 10:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

    It is funny Piñera just said the other day that he wasn't going to make populist gestures...just can't help himself.

    BK
    The OECD doesn't opine. It just produces stats and reports. Although the numbers are in themself damning of our secondary education, you must remember that Chile is the only SA country in the OECD.

    No one in the OECD will tell us to break fiscal policy. We will not follow you down your tried and tested socialist road to bankrupcy.

    Hepatia, a correction: the Junta knew how to handle communist students.

    Aug 31st, 2012 - 11:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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