1973 coup in Chile
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Independent and progressive candidates won more than a two-thirds majority in the Constitutional Convention, a body responsible for writing Chile’s new constitution

Chile prepares for historic Constitutional Convention elections

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Chileans approve drafting a new constitution

Following the announcement of the preliminary results, tens of thousands of Chileans took to the streets to celebrate the victory of the “approve” and “constitutional convention” options

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Say no to imperialist coups

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With a virtual candle light march, Chileans honor victims of the military dictatorship

On the Day of the Young Combatant, Chileans commemorated the victims of the US-backed military dictatorship with a virtual candle light mobilization on social media

Two months of Chilean resistance

Enduring heavy police and military repression for two months, Chileans stand firm in their demand for a new inclusive constitution

Anti-government protests in Chile enter a third week

Chileans are demanding the resignation of President Sebastián Piñera, the establishment of a National Constituent Assembly and punishment for state officials, responsible for human rights violations during the protests.

ATW 51_Special_ 1973 coup in Chile Around the World in 8 Minutes: The 1973 coup in Chile

In this special episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the anniversary of the 1973 coup in Chile that overthrew Salvador Allende and led to large-scale human rights violations and assassinations.

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