RIIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Human Rights Committee of Chile's Senate approved on Monday, Janury 25th, a legislative initiative that seeks to pardon, on humanitarian grounds, those detained during the social outbreaks that began in 2019.
The proposal was approved by three votes to two, with the support of the opposition senators who promoted the project, among them the president of the Senate, Adriana Muñoz, while the representatives of the right wing voted against it.
In previous sessions, the commission heard arguments in favor or against from the Judicial Branch, the National Prosecutor's Office, the Public Defender . . .