Venceremos Victor Jara! Your voice is still being heard; and the murderers of you have been damned by history!

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            The scenes from the 2004 Chilean movie “Machuca”

With the fascist coup of Pinochet with CIA’s support in September 11, 1973, Victor Jara has been arrested with many civilian and was put into the National Stadium of Chile. While he was in there, due to the torture his hands have been broken and chopped. As the reports of Vladimir Chernyshev who was Pravda reporter conveyed, Victor Jara was singing “Venceremos” which was the popular song of “Unidad Popular” even while he was torturing. And Jara’s chopped hands were hung to the stadium for intimidating to the other prisoners.

And another journalist, Chilean journalist Miguel Cabezas, has described the events in National Stadium at that day for America’s University review.

…Volleys of machine gun fire periodically emptied into the crowd and bodies rolled down the inclines. Prisoners who hadn’t eaten or drunk in days vomited on the dead bodies of…

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2 thoughts on “Venceremos Victor Jara! Your voice is still being heard; and the murderers of you have been damned by history!”

  1. I have watched another video about Pinochet and read a few articles as well, and so I understand your emotion.

    Speaking of this kind of inhumanity, I have been working on the evolution suggestion. I’m not close to being done yet.

    So I will continue to post only those things that really register with me, three days a week, and then I am going to go back to only posting, for the most part, what I write.

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