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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

45 years after his murder, Victor Jara’s killers are finally convicted

Eight of the nine officers found guilty were sentenced to 18 years in prison

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