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#THREAD Tension is high in #Chile as large demonstrations are taking place in many cities, following days of incidents culminated with the state of emergency being declared and curfew (for the first time since the dictatorship) being issuedūüĎá

High school students in Santiago peacefully begun #EvasionMasiva against surges in metro fares, which was met with harsh response by #CarabinerosDeChile (military police), here inside a metro car at Vicente Valdes metro station: goo.gl/maps/1SsziVWjv…

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Army units were deployed to #Santiago early on Oct. 19, where they soon made use of their individual weapons. In this video shots are fired next to Del Sol metro station. The truck drives NW passing underneath a bridge here: goo.gl/maps/ABE8UFVZU…

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#Efemérides #TalDíaComoHoy #DiaMundialCruzRoja #WorldRedCrossDay #JeanHenriDunant #CruzRoja

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Hoy nacía JEAN-HENRI DUNAN (f. 1910), empresario suizo, fundador de la CRUZ ROJA y Premio Nobel de la Paz en 1901.
Este comerciante y banquero de Ginebra, en 1859, contempló el campo de batalla de Solferino, después del enfrentamiento de los ejércitos austriaco y franco-piamontés que combatían en la guerra de unificación italiana.
Quedó impresionado por aquel espectáculo de horror y
por la ineficacia de los servicios sanitarios de la época, escribió _Un recuerdo de Solferino_, libro que publicaría en 1862.

Desde entonces se lanz√≥ a una campa√Īa de sensibilizaci√≥n de los gobiernos y la opini√≥n p√ļblica sobre los sufrimientos de los heridos de guerra,.
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