Chile student protest leaders send support to Florida gun campaigners

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Four leaders of 2011 movement send letter to young US activists urging them to fight idea that only adults should make the decisions

It began with a classroom walkout, grew into a nationwide protest movement led by high school and university students – and culminated in radical reforms previously dismissed as unthinkable.

Six years later, the Chilean student leaders who overthrew the country’s political establishment with street protests and legislative victories, have sent a message of support for the young Florida activists pushing for gun reform in the US.

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