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Violent protests for education reform in Chile

Mario Ruiz / EPA

Students riot against police during a demonstration called by university and high school students, supported by other sectors in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 9. Masked demonstrators burned cars and barricades, looted storefronts and threw furniture at police as students marched by the tens of thousands to keep pressure on the government for changes in public education. Police responded with tear gas and water cannons.

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Police officers detain a demonstrator during riots after a student protest in Santiago, Tuesday.

Sebastian Silva / AP

A demonstrator stands on top of an overturned car during a student protest in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 9. Masked demonstrators burned cars and barricades, looted storefronts and threw furniture at police as students marched by the tens of thousands to keep pressure on the government for changes in public education. Police responded with tear gas and water cannons.

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