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.
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.
For half a century, small groups of Cuban exiles have waged a terrorist campaign against Cuba’s revolutionary government, with active or passive support from the U.S. government.
Gen. August Pinochet was Chile’s dark sun.
There’s no reason to build monuments of a man responsible for terror, death, and the destruction of democracy.
His rule was a travesty of justice. And so was his demise.
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s death robbed his victims and their families of the chance to obtain full justice. But they can still pursue the full truth. And the U.S. government can help.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of family members of his victims who teamed up with lawyers, artists, activists, elected officials, journalists and others in Chile and elsewhere, the dictator has made life harder for other dictators.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.