Chile honor the memory of Rodrigo Rojas, 26 years after his deathPolitics Santiago de Chile, Chile - 02 July 2012
Rodrigo Andrés Rojas De Negri, born in Valporaíson, Chile in 1967, was a photographer who was burned alive in 1986, aged 19, during a demonstration against dictator Augusto Pinochet and died on July 6 the same year.
Rodrigo was part of a small group of protestors on July 2, 1986 and, depending on the version, was accidently or intentionally set on fire with one of his friend and died of his burns and injuries a few day ater after being found by agricultural workers in an irrigation ditch.
Celebrations were organised around the country for the 26th anniversary of his death, as seen on the pictures taken on July 2, 2012 in Santiago, Chile.
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Andrés Rodrigo Rojas de Negri, 19 years old, was a photographer. Was habitually resident in the United States and was in Chile for six weeks before the events that led to his death.