For a year now, Chileans have been mobilizing against an economic system that they consider to be unequal. On Friday October 2, around 7:30 p.m., around 2,000 people gathered in the Place d’Italie, in the heart of Santiago, for an unauthorized demonstration. A 16 year old teenager is in the crowd; he will be photographed lying on the ground, face down. What happened ?
Police footage shows when they are ordered to disperse. They advance towards a bridge, north of the Place d’Italie. In slow motion, on the video that has gone viral, we clearly see a policeman brutally pushing the young man who falls, six meters below. A few policemen lean over the bridge, but none come to his aid; it will be taken care of by civilians. Taken to hospital, he is seriously injured, but still alive. The prosecution seized all the videos. The police officer allegedly responsible for the acts was thus imprisoned and indicted for attempted murder.