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Superheroes protest dance

Tuesday, 19 Jul, 2011 - 01:04

July 19 - Hundreds of caped avengers dance in downtown Santiago, as part of a creative demonstration for education reform. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports

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A fight to be avoided. Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman are joined by their entire address book of superhero friends in the Chilean capital to demand education reforms. Hundreds of students, drew on their creativity as they sang and danced in their fight for changes in the education sector, including lower university fees. They have been demonstrating regularly in the last two months. One student was clear the protests would continue. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) STUDENT, ARTURO FUENTES SAYING: "This movement is going forward and isn't weakening as the government says. And this activity shows that we are passionate and in favour of free education." This is one in a series of creative demonstrations. Clever in its concept and packing a punch to peacefully gain maximum visibility in their call for change. Marie-Claire Fennessy, Reuters

Superheroes protest dance

Tuesday, 19 Jul, 2011 - 01:04

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