Report – PMC newsdesk
The Pacific Conference of Churches has appealed to Chilean authorities to restrain from using force in the crackdown on indigenous Rapa Nui protesters campaigning to retain their ancestral land.
A church statement from Suva called for a ” peaceful outcome”.
The appeal came today after reports that armed Chilean soldiers opened fire early on Friday morning on unarmed Rapa Nui civilians with rubber bullets, buckshot and tear gas. Read more »