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.
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.
The US-backed coup d’état against Salvador Allende was carried out on September 11, 1973
Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons
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.
A look at what drives the US to persist in its interventions—diplomatic, economic and military—against the Venezuelan government
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
A number of events and debates are taking place around the 30th anniversary of the referendum following which Augusto Pinochet had to step down
The president was flayed for blaming Salvador Allende for the coup and for ignoring the brutal oppression and human rights violations in its aftermath