Chilean Students March to Demand Free Education – June 9

Santiago, Chile: Thousands of students took to the streets yesterday demanding free education in the most recent demonstration maintaining pressure on the government of President Michelle Bachelet to fulfill promises of free higher education for all. The march burnt a series of effigies in front of govt buildings before the police disbanded the crowd with water cannons and tear gas.

““It is necessary to heed our demands as a whole: we need reform that brings free, public, and quality education!” >FECH – Federación de Estudiantes de la Universidad de Chile

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