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Chile: Mapuche Women Demand Withdrawal of Police Forces

Categories: Latin America, Chile, Indigenous, Protest, Women & Gender, Youth

Leyla Noriega from online citizen newspaper La Opiñón [1] [es] reports that three indigenous Mapuche women have been occupying UNICEF [2] headquarters in Santiago for over one week. The women are requesting [3] that the organization ask the Ministry of Interior to withdraw police forces from Mapuche communities in southern Chile.