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Chile: Water cannons used to disperse anti-govt protest in Santiago02:30

Chile: Water cannons used to disperse anti-govt protest in Santiago

Chile, Santiago
November 28, 2020 at 04:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Riot police used water cannons to disperse anti-government protesters in Santiago on Friday. Protesters rallied demanding the Parliament to approve the pension bill, proposed by the opposition, which would allow citizens to make a second emergency withdrawal of part of their privately held pensions.

Country's President Sebastian Pinera earlier pledged to appeal to the country's Constitutional Court as he deems the bill unconstitutional, while the opposition sees the bill as an adequate response to the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

Chile: Water cannons used to disperse anti-govt protest in Santiago02:30
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Riot police used water cannons to disperse anti-government protesters in Santiago on Friday. Protesters rallied demanding the Parliament to approve the pension bill, proposed by the opposition, which would allow citizens to make a second emergency withdrawal of part of their privately held pensions.

Country's President Sebastian Pinera earlier pledged to appeal to the country's Constitutional Court as he deems the bill unconstitutional, while the opposition sees the bill as an adequate response to the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

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