Chile: Amnesty International requests meeting with President Piñera, will announce results of investigation in press conference

Amnesty International will announce the findings of its investigation into grave human rights violations committed during protests in Chile at a press conference in Santiago on Thursday, 21 November.

Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International, will be in Chile from Wednesday, 20 November to present the results of the investigation and hold meetings with Chilean authorities, civil society organizations and victims of human rights violations.

The organization has requested meetings with President Sebastián Piñera and other authorities to raise the organization’s concerns about the human rights crisis in Chile and make recommendations to guarantee the rights of all people.

Pilar Sanmartín, crisis researcher for Amnesty International, and Ana Piquer, executive director of Amnesty International Chile, will accompany Erika Guevara-Rosas in presenting the results of the investigation.

The press conference will be held at 10:00 am at the headquarters of Amnesty International Chile, located at Eliodoro Yáñez 828, office 11, Providencia, Santiago, Chile. Amnesty International Chile will broadcast the event live through its channels on YouTube and Instagram.

The Amnesty International spokespeople are available for interviews.

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Carlos Mendoza (Amnistía Internacional Americas): carlos.mendoza@amnesty.org

Ilsen Jara: (Amnesty International Chile): ilsen.jara@amnistia.cl