Common Dreams Runs Press Release on COP25

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As UN Climate COP launches in Madrid Activists in Chile Demand Rejection of Neoliberal Model and Removal of Chile from COP Presidency

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera Abandons Plans to Travel to Madrid for COP25

Due to Threat of Detention for Human Rights Abuses

Santiago, Chile – While the annual UN Climate Summit (COP25) commences in Madrid, protesters across Chile, the country in which the COP was originally planned, are demanding that Chile be stripped of the Presidency of COP 25 due to the human rights abuses happening in Chile. At the same time, Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzón has threatened to have Chile’s President Piñera detained if he attempts to enter the country.

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