After decades of persistence from key lawyers, Chile’s Supreme Court has asked the U.S. government to extradite three former Chilean secret police agents in connection with the murder of United Nations diplomat Carmelo Soria in Chile in July 1976. All three of these men were also involved in the Letelier-Moffitt assassination.
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
IPS collaborated with Sam Buffone, a pathbreaker in the field of international human rights, for several decades in the pursuit of justice for two assassinated IPS colleagues.
An opening reception for this stunning art commemorating the 40th anniversary of the military coup.
The Institute for Policy Studies proudly joins the Charles Horman Truth Foundation to to mark 40 years since the military coup in Chile.
This award is for everyone who is fighting to make Chile a better place.
The Chilean Student Movement’s tactics are non-traditional, non-violent, and accessible.
Join us for our annual awards event to honor our fallen colleagues while celebrating new heroes of the human rights movement from the United States and from Chile.
Chilean Student Movement and City Life Vida Urbana, group fighting foreclosures, evictions, are recipients of prestigious Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award by Institute for Policy Studies
Washington DC awards ceremony will feature Danny Glover, Camila Vallejo. Event will include music, poetry, food, open bar.
An interview with travel writer Michael Jacobs about his most recent book, “Andes.”
Join the Institute for Policy Studies and the Letelier Theater for this special screening of Nostalgia For The Light, preceded by rich cultural performances. This event is a fitting lead-up to IPS’ annual Letelier Moffitt Human Rights Awards ceremony on October 12th, the following week.
To remember what has come to be known as “The Other 9/11”, two torture victims will be joined by Chile expert, Peter Kornbluh, and others in an afternoon of sharing, including stories of the current political protests in Chile.
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama’s support for nuclear power is unwavering.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.