Incident: Multiple churches damaged and burned after protests in Chile

General Information
Title: Multiple churches damaged and burned after protests in Chile
Country: Chile
State/Province: *Other Address
City: *Other Address
Other Address: Santiago, La serena, El Tabo
Date of Incident: 2020-10-19
Security Level: Public
Summary:
Violent groups entered the Church of Franciso de Borja, and removed and destroyed religious figures. Similarly, a mob attacked the Church of the Assumption, taking out religious figures and setting the temple on fire. Furthermore, it was reported that “the temple of San Francisco in La Serena was desecrated by a group of protesters causing damage inside the temple.” Other media reported that in the El Tabo district of Valparaíso, protestors threw paint at the Nuestra Señora del Rosario parish.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 4
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Protestors
Responsible actor category: Ideological pressure groups
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (Catholic)
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Web Sources
Name: Demonstrators burn two churches in Chile on anniversary of protests
Url: https://www.catholicnews.com/demonstrators-burn-two-churches-in-chile-on-anniversary-of-protests/
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Name: COMUNICADO DE LA ORDEN FRANCISCANA EN CHILE POR ATAQUE LA IGLESIA SAN FRANCISCO EN LA SERENA
Url: https://franciscanos.cl/2020/10/comunicado-de-la-orden-franciscana-en-chile-por-ataque-la-iglesia-san-francisco-en-la-serena/
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Name: Multiple churches damaged in recent days
Url: https://www.emol.com/noticias/Nacional/2020/10/20/1001265/Iglesias-danadas-manifestaciones.html
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