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The Tactics and Strategies of Non-violence: Chile and the Defeat of a Dictator



In 1983, Chilean workers initiated a wave of nonviolent protests against the military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. Severe repression failed to stop the protests, and violent opposition failed to dislodge the dictatorship—until the democratic opposition organized to defeat Pinochet in a 1988 referendum.


Facilitator: Richard Sandbrook

Guest Expert: Arnd Jurgensen

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