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Chile police accused of brutality in protest crackdown

Two weeks after mass demonstrations for widespread social reforms began, envoys from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights are in Santiago probing alleged police abuses.

As anti-government protests continue throughout Chile, so are growing accusations of a brutal crackdown by police.

Two weeks after the mass demonstrations calling for widespread social reforms broke out, envoys from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights are in Santiago investigating alleged victims of police abuses.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.