Sunday, October 1, 2023

Their violence should have no place in democracy

President Gabriel Boric condemned this Sunday the attacks carried out by different groups of people around La Moneda and the graves of the General Cemetery, including that of former senator Jaime Guzmán.

The outrages are made within the framework of pilgrimage march to commemorate 50 years of the coup d’état. It is worth noting that this year the demonstration its route includes the Morandé 80 gate.

“Today the relatives of political detainees who disappeared, tortured and killed by the dictatorship participated in a march where After a long time, the passage of Morandé 80 was allowed” said the president on his X account, formerly Twitter.

In those lines, he added that “I am proud to join them because I am convinced that thanks to their tireless struggle for truth and justice we are here today. We still owe them a lot as a country. and that is the deep meaning of the National Search Plan.”

“At the end of this march, small groups of men with black hoods sought to break up the demonstration. They broke windows and attacked groups and militants of political parties like JS, PC and CS and others. Then they created chaos in the street and resulted in the brutal violation of graves in the General Cemetery, including the former senator. Jaime Guzman“, precisely.

As the President of the Republic, I condemn these events. without any kind of nuance. Their intolerance and violence should have no place in democracy and those who participated in these acts should face the law and the rule of law. his “The absurdity of attacking what Allende and many other democracies fought for is evil and evil.” introduces the head of state.

Finally, Boric assured that “they are also opponents of democracy and the understanding of different thinkers, which we want to build. They didn’t intimidate or frighten us. There are many of us who want and we are going for social changes of peace and dialogue.

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