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Sebastian Orlandi

Country:
  • Chile
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Jorge Arevalo

Country:
  • Chile
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Jaime Silva

Country:
  • Chile
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Patricio Alvarado

Country:
  • Chile
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Cesar Romero

Country:
  • Chile
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Diego Contreras

Country:
  • Chile
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Chile: Gandhi’s Insights Gave People Courage to Defy Chile’s Dictatorship

On September 11, 1973, the Chilean junta, backed by the CIA and the Nixon Administration, overthrew the democratically elected government of Socialist President Salvador Allende. Priscilla Hayner, in her book Unspeakable Truths, Confronting State Terror and Atrocity (2001) outlines the devastating impact: “The regime espoused a virulent anticommunism to justify its repressive tactics, which included mass arrests, torture (estimates of the number of people tortured range from 50,000 to 200,000), killings, and disappearances.” The dictatorship assassinated, tortured, and exiled thousands of political opponents and visionaries.

Sobre la lucha autonomista mapuche y el poder

El sur de Chile es un territorio habitado ancestralmente por Mapuche (gente de la tierra) uno de los grupos originarios de este lugar del mundo. Desde el comienzo de la invasión española que se libra un conflicto donde este pueblo ha debido resistir el dominio de aquellos que buscan el poder, ya fue en sus tiempos los españoles a través de sus ejércitos y su religión como fue después al constituirse el Estado Chileno con sus gobiernos, sus criollos y colonos de diferentes partes del mundo.

FIDAE: Chilean aerospace and defence fair

From the 31 of March to the 4 of April in Santiago, Chile , there was an arms fair: FIDAE, is a fair that focuses on the aerospace defence

area. FIDAE also welcomes civilian exhibitors but essentially the fair has a military focus. This fair is one of the biggest and most important of its kind in Latin America and is a mayor event for the arms traders to make business in the region. This year's fair hosted

the 11th edition of the meeting of Logistic Commanders of the Air Forces of South America.

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