The Masses’ Struggle is the Beginning of the People’s Armed Struggle! (1977)

1946-1989, Date, Tactics of Disruption

In 1973, a military coup forcefully removed democratically elected President Salvador Allende, replacing him with military dictator Augosto Pinochet. Under his military all left-wing movements were repressed and ended the 40 year reputation Chile had for upholding democratic elections. Pinochet was supporting by United States President, Nixon, and his rise to power was supported by the CIA. This document is an interview with Fanny Zulema, a resistence fighter in Chile who had been imprisoned shortly after the coup because of their participation in the People’s Front, a leftwing movement. In this interview, they recount their time in prison and the tortures they faced under Pinochet’s military dictatorship.

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