Chile’s president unveils new security laws to curb violent unrest

Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera has announced new measures to tighten public order as anti-government demonstrations continue unabated.

The raft of proposed laws would toughen penalties for looting and rioting and include measures that ban the wearing of hoods and burning barricades and give the police more protections.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.

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