Three days after a then-17-year-old Francisco took the original Polaroid snapshot upon which this new portrait is based, Orlando was dead — assassinated, blown up by a remote-control bomb planted in his Chevrolet.
The Institute for Policy Studies applauds the U.S. Department of State for declassifying documents today related to the 1976 assassination of two IPS colleagues by agents of the Chilean dictatorship.
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.
His reputation as human rights defender did not protect him from - and indeed may have contributed to - the wrath of right wing judges.
Join torture victims of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet as they talk about the campaign for truth and justice in Chile.
Award winning filmmaker and Institute for Policy Studies fellow, Saul Landau will hold a DC premiere of his latest documentary on the terrorism no one talks about.
Gen. August Pinochet was Chile's dark sun.
Listen to a recording of this year's moving Sheridan Circle memorial ceremony. This annual event honors the memory of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt.
There's no reason to build monuments of a man responsible for terror, death, and the destruction of democracy.