Vice, “The Cop-Fighting, Acid-Slinging Vandals of Chile’s Protest Movement,” June 3, 2015

The Cop-Fighting, Acid-Slinging Vandals of Chile’s Protest Movement
by Sam Edwards, Vice, June 3, 2015

According to Igor Goicovic Donoso, historian at the University of Santiago de Chile and an expert on social violence, there are, broadly speaking, two distinct components of the modern gangs of encapuchados. The first, familiar to the international audience and recognizable from recent street violence in countries including Greece, are young people identifying with radical anarchism.

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