Augusto Pinochet
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

Chilean left-wing political parties initiate a campaign for new constitution

Members of the political parties will campaign to urge people to vote for a new Constitution and a Constitutional Convention, highlighting the need to end the current constitution drafted during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet

Massive protests at Viña del Mar Festival in Chile

Chilean protesters took over 61st Viña del Mar International Song Festival to protest against the right-wing government and its neoliberal economic policies

Death of football fan and activist in Chile reignites protests

Jorge Mora, a football fan and a social activist, was run over by a national police truck outside a football stadium in Santiago

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

Chileans demand National Constituent Assembly

A national strike was held on Tuesday November 12 to continue demands for a National Constituent Assembly and for the resignation of Piñera

Víctor Jara Victor Jara and the rhythm of resistance

He symbolized the idea that art and progressive politics should converge to strengthen people’s resistance. To this day, Jara’s resistance remains an inspiration for peoples’ movements across the world.

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.

Coup d’état in Chile against President Salvador Allende

The US-backed coup d’état against Salvador Allende was carried out on September 11, 1973

Police repress march commemorating the victims of last Chilean dictatorship

Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons

ATW-ep-48 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 48

In this episode, we look at the anti-fascist demonstration in Germany, an imminent industrial action by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) for workers’ rights and the Social Unity’s call for a national protest on September 5.

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