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Chile declares state of emergency over Mapuche conflict (Al Jazeera)

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has announced a state of emergency and deployed troops to two southern regions where clashes have broken out between Mapuche Indigenous people and security forces.

The Mapuche are demanding the restoration of their ancestral lands and self-determination.

Chile declares state of emergency over Mapuche conflict | Indigenous Rights News | Al Jazeera