Salvador Allende
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.

Why does the United States of America want to overthrow the government of Venezuela?

A look at what drives the US to persist in its interventions—diplomatic, economic and military—against the Venezuelan government

Chilean rights activist and implacable foe of the dictatorship Ana Gonzalez dies

For decades, Ana Gonzalez worked to trace the whereabouts of her family and thousands of the people who were forcible disappeared during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet

In Chile, a thousand guitars pay homage to Victor Jara

A number of events and debates are taking place around the 30th anniversary of the referendum following which Augusto Pinochet had to step down

Chileans erupt in anger as president justifies 1973 coup

The president was flayed for blaming Salvador Allende for the coup and for ignoring the brutal oppression and human rights violations in its aftermath

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