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Chile: August 9 Protests for Education Reform

Katie Manning from citizen news site Mi Voz reviews the August 9th student protests in Chile. She concludes: “Today their effort gained momentum globally. Chileans took to the streets of Paris, France, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, to show their support for the students’ cause.” Furthermore, Pepe Díaz (@pepe_black_diaz) has uploaded several videos (1, 2, 3, 4) of the day's demonstrations.


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  • […] Muitos chilenos estão revoltados com essa demonstração de força bruta contra os estudantes, que demandam por mudanças necessárias no sistema educacional, uma pauta que se tornou ainda mais relevante com as revoltas em Londres, que estão fazendo as pessoas repensarem desemprego juvenil e educação. O apoio aos estudantes tem sido demonstrado não apenas nas redes sociais, mas também nas ruas, com “panelaços” (chamados no Chile de “cacerolazos“), que são atos de fazer barulho com panelas, programados para todas as noites, às 21h. Podemos ver o panelaço (cacerolazo) de 4 de agosto de 2011 neste outro vídeo: […]

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