100k attend massive indignados march in santiago
More than 100 000 people attended the massive "indignados" (outraged) march on Saturday in Santiago, according to figures from the organizers. Santiago, Chile. 15th October, 2011
SANTIAGO .- More than 100 000 people attended the massive march of "outraged" on Saturday in Santiago, according to figures from the organizers who have joined the call made worldwide in over 82 countries and 950 cities around the world .
However, official data provided by Metropolitan Police to the Administration said they were 10 000 attendees at the march, a figure that contrasts well with the estimates of the organizers of the activity.
Ecological Action coordinator and one of the organizers for mobilization, Luis Mariano Rendón, told the figure Emol provided by the metropolitan authority is "ridiculous, there are images of all the people who attended. We were going to live up to the street eighteen had 6 or 7 blocks crowded, so the figure is not credible at all, "he said.
Regarding the balance of activity, Rendon said, "was very positive and successful, because Chile was present in this global movement and show that this is not isolated. We want real democracy, because the political system we have in this country is a marriage between political and economic system and that must end, "he said.