Chile Student March: 50,000? 150,000?

Chile’s Carabineros (police force) reported that 50,000 people marched yesterday, August 28, in a massive march for education reform. The Confech (Confederation of Chilean Students) and others say the number of participants is closer to 150,000.

This YouTube user uploaded a video to challenge the Carabineros’ numbers:

Read more about yesterday’s march in my latest article for Global Voices Online: Chile: Students March in the Thousands for Education Reform


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