Chile parents urge action in school sex probe

Parents of alleged victims say investigation failing, citing cover-ups by religious schools.

    The Chilean government has launched an investigation into allegations that thousands of children have been sexually harassed in more than 60 schools, many of which are religious Christian ones, in the capital Santiago.

    But parents of alleged victims of the abuse have launch continued protests, saying the probe appears to be going nowhere. 

    Some say a key part of the problem is that many religious schools are trying to cover up the cases to protect their reputations.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Santiago.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    China is one of the main exchange markets and hosts some of the biggest bitcoin 'mining pools' in the world.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.