Protests and Controversies After Forced Eviction in Argentina

Four thousand police officers with rubber bullets and tear gas evicted 1,400 families after court-ordered deadline passed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of people demonstrated in the center of the Argentine capital against the violent eviction of people from land in the village of Guernica. In addition to those directly affected, countless social organizations, leftist groups and representatives of the Union of Marginalized Workers (UTEP) joined the protests.

In July this year, up to 2,500 families settled on the approximately 100-hectare site in the province of Buenos Aires . . .

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