Chilean reporter dies from gunshot injury sustained during May Day march

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Gunfire at Chilean workers’ demonstration injures 3 journalists; 1 in critical condition

On 1 May, gunmen opened fire during a Workers’ Day demonstration in the Barrio Meiggs area of Santiago, the capital, as well as during looting that followed the demonstration, injuring at least three members of the press.

International civil society warns about the dangers to the exercise of rights of the bill to regulate digital platforms presented in Chile

The Digital Platforms Regulation Bill Nº 14.561-19, which is being discussed in the Chilean Congress, establishes rules that end up being dangerous for the exercise of fundamental rights on the internet.

Mapuche indigenous protesters are dispersed by police special forces in Santiago, Chile, 4 August 2020; they were protesting in support of actions in the Araucania region where indigenous communities are reclaiming lands seized by the state and sold to logging companies. Photo by MARIO QUILODRAN/AFP via Getty Images

Chilean National Television reporter and camera operator shot and wounded

Chilean authorities must conduct a thorough investigation into the shooting of Chilean National Television (TVN) staffers Iván Núñez and Esteban Sánchez, and bring those responsible to justice.