Police clash with Mapuche protesters in Chilean capital
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Violent clashes erupted between police and Mapuche protesters in the Chilean capital, Santiago on Tuesday. Demonstrators demanded freedom for four hunger-striking members of the Mapuche community who are accused of arson attacks in southern Chile. The Mapuche, Chile’s largest native ethnic group, have been in a fight with the central government for two centuries in an attempt to recover land lost in the 19th century.