The 50th anniversary of the 1973 military coup against Salvador Allende reminded many of the need to continue to defend democratic rights and support the struggle for democracy and socialism. Jim McIlroy reports.
Greens MP Max Chandler-Mather used the 50th anniversary of the military coup in Chile to propose we scrutinise Australia’s role in helping the United States overthrow socialist president Salvador Allende. The major parties refused. Federico Fuentes reports.
Speakers denounced the United States role in the coup against the socialist government of Salvador Allende in 1973 at a rally outside the US Consulate. Chris Slee reports.
Led by Rodrigo Acuña and Adriana Navarro, Chilean-Australian community members are campaigning for the federal government to give an “unreserved apology” for Australia's covert support to the US-backed coup against Dr Salvador Allende in 1973.