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these anonymous women confront the police alongside men in the front line, wearing face protection in the manner of the jihad, made of old t-shirts, sweatshirts, remnants of dresses, some of them accessorized with ski glasses and gas masks. dressed in full riot gear, the police violently repress the protesters with pepper spray and rubber pellets aimed directly into their eyes—hundreds lost sight in one or both eyes. soon after the protest begins, the chilean government declares a law against wearing hoods, masks, or any kind of facial concealment.