MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –
Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3
Headline: The UN asks to investigate the violence against the Mapuche people in Araucanía
The southern region of Chile has registered recent clashes between the Mapuche people and the carabinieri, in addition to other violent events. The representative for South America of the highest UN human rights office expressed alarm at the discrimination and expressions of hatred against this native people, called to investigate the excessive use of force and urged to address the roots of these tensions.
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