Chile Commemorates 38th Anniversary of U.S.-Backed Coup

Source: Democracy Now

In Chile, thousands of people marched in Chile Sunday to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup and the more than 3,200 people who were killed during Augusto Pinochet’s 17-year dictatorship. Near the end of the march, clashes broke out between some demonstrators and police officers. Police responded by using water cannons and tear gas. Twenty people were arrested.