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Tue 23rd

An event organised by the Association of Relatives of the Disappeared , Chile and UK sections, at Westminster Central Hall (opposite Westminster Abbey), Storey's Gate, London SW1

7:30 pm

The Last Battle of Allende (video)

8:00 pm

The Chilean neo-liberal model: a critique , by Dr. Gabriel Palma, professor of Economics at Cambridge University

8:30 pm


Sat 27th & Sun 28th

Patricio Guzman presents The Battle of Chile Part Two: Coup D'Etat and Chile, Obstinate Memory at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Ritzy cinema, Brixton, south London. Tel: 0171-7332229. Subsequently, a third screening arranged for Sat 27th Feb at 1:50pm


Mon 8th


Oxford International Women's Festival, Seeking a Place of Refuge. Oxford Town Hall, St. Aldate's, Oxford. Entrance free; ring 01865-553755 to book a place.
- Dame Diana Rigg, leading actress and Professor of Contemporary Theatre, University of Oxford, will read poems and stories by women refugees and asylum seekers living in Oxford.
Guest speakers Include:
- Suke Wolton (Campsfield Campaign)
- Carmel Budiardjo (TAPOL - Indonesian Human Rights)
- Ritah Kaala / Diana Tickell (Asylum Welcome)
- Helia Lopez (Association of Relatives of the Disappeared in Chile)


9:30am -1:00pm

Centre for Legal Research and Policy Studies , Oxford Brookes University: workshop on The Implications of the Pinochet Case. In SG03, in the Research Centre.
Diana Woodhouse: 'The extradition procedure and General Pinochet'
Evadne Grant: 'Lord Hoffman and the issue of bias'
David Robertson: 'Constitutional/political cases and the shortcomings of the House of Lords'
Judith Hendrick: 'Issues of justice/morality and the Pinochet case'
Jonathan Black-Branch: 'The argument for upholding sovereign immunity'
Ben Chigara: 'The relationship between national and international law and the implications of the Pinochet case'

If interested, please contact Sam Knight on 01865-484901 or Diana Woodhouse on 01865-484910

Tue 23rd


Remembrance Day for the victims of Pinochet.
Parliament Square, London SW1. Please bring a flower.


Parliament Square, London SW1.

Wed 24th

12 noon - 2:00pm

VERDICT DAY: House of Lords' judgement announced 2:00pm. Ariel Dorfmann to arrive at the St. Stephen's Gate entrance to the Houses of Parliament at 1:45pm.
Picket oustide House of Lords, London SW1 or at Virginia Water, Pinochet's residence.


Amnesty International press conference, chaired by Jeremy Corbyn, MP, at 7 Millbank, London SW1.

Thu 25th

Protest and picket at the Chilean Embassy, 12 Devonshire Street, London W1.

Sat 27th

8:00pm onwards

Chile Committee for Justice fund-raising fiesta; music and food, etc. Praxis, 2 Pott St, London E2 - Bethnal Green tube station.


Sat 8th

5:00 pm

Prof. Marjorie Agosin, Wellesley College, USA. A renowned poet and human rights activist, she will talk on Pinochet's arrest and Chile. Venue: Danson Room, Trinity College, Oxford. Open to all students and United Nations Association members.

Mon 17th

7:00 pm

Miriam Ortega, who spent many years in prison under the Pinochet regime, and received a death sentence, which was commuted, is briefly in the UK.
She is available to meet those interested in discussing her fight for justice and support for political prisoners then and now.
Venue: 37 Great Guildford St, SE1 (offices of War on Want). Nearest underground: Borough or London Bridge. All interested are welcome.



Sat 3rd


Open-Air Recital Against Impunity (organised by CCAI )
Wind-Quartet, "Kiren Ensemble": Mozart, Danzi, Vivaldi
Venue: Wentworth Estate,
Virginia Water , A30 (opposite the house where General Pinochet is under house arrest)
Entrance free (bring a friend and a chair). Sponsored by
Amnesty International

Sat 10th


Tribute to Sola Sierra, who died on 1st July.
Praxis, 2 Pott Street, London E2. (Bethnall Green tube)

Sat 31st

Poetry Against Impunity (Virginia Water ) (organised by CCAI )
Poets from Latin America and UK


Mon 23rd -
Fri 3rd Sept

Mon-Fri, 12pm-6pm

Traces of Memory Photographic installation by Norma Copa Schenke . Praxis, Pott St., Bethnall Green, London E2 0EF

Sat 28th

Samba/Salsa Against Impunity (Virginia Water ) (organised by CCAI )


Sat 4th

Evening Event (Central London) (organised by CCAI )

Sat 11th


International Rally (Virginia Water - A30). (organised by CCAI )
Participation by Chileans from all over Europe

Sat 11th


Films, exhibition and discussion panel.
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1. Entrance £2.
(Organised by Chile Museum of the Disappeared Support Group)



Morning films


Plot 29 (with English subtitles)


Que somos ahora (in Spanish)

Lunchtime concert




Pinochet's arrest in London and its implications, discussion panel with Hugh O'Shaughnessy & Mike Gatehouse

Sat 11th


Cultural Event for Human Rights, with poetry, music, songs & theatre, and participation of human rights groups involved in the present campaign for Truth and Justice in Chile.
Empanadas, wine, tea and coffee.
Praxis, Pott St., Bethnall Green, London E2 0EF.
Entrance £5.00/concession £2.50. £6 for the day.
(Organised by Chile Museum of the Disappeared Support Group)

Sat 18th

Ramada: "El Chancho en Cana" ( Virginia Water - A30 / Central London) (organised by CCAI )

Mon 27th

7:00 pm

Public Meeting on Human Rights, Impunity And Pinochet's Extradition To Spain
nvited Speakers: Fabiola Letelier & Jaime Escobar
Praxis, Pott Street, Bethnal Green, London E2
(Organized by the Chile Committee for Justice )


A constant Picket throughout the week of the hearings of the extradition proceedings


Sat 16th


2pm - 11pm


Celebrate - A Year of Justice: Pinochet in captivity since 16 October 1998
Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street London E1 (Nr Aldgate East tube).
Tickets £5 for all day, £4 for the evening (£3 concessions all day). (Organised by the Chile Committee for Justice )


· Alejandra Matus, author of the banned "Black Book of Chilean Justice" (appearance subject to Interpol permission!)
· Geoffrey Bindman, lawyer for Amnesty International on the case (invited)
· Hugh O'Shaunessy, journalist and author of new book on Pinochet (invited)
· Enrique Santiago, lawyer from the Spanish side of the case


Discussion on action
· Chile Committee: Progress Report
· How can we encourage further extradition requests from other countries?
· Can we get a prosecution in Britain?


· Latin American band
· Food, drink, dancing


Sun 24th

4:00 pm

A Mapuche leader visits London . Public meeting in London will be held at: Praxis, Pott Street, Bethnal Green, London E2 0EF.
The only indigenous mayor in Chile, Adolfo Millabur, will visit the UK from 22 to 25 October. He will hand a file of allegations of human rights abuses against the Mapuche people to Amnesty International. He will also be holding public meetings in London and Bristol to draw attention to the plight of the Mapuche people. His visit to Europe will also include France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and Norway.



Tue 1st


'Chile and the Legacy of Pinochet.' By Ruth Richmond, University of Hull. Maplethorpe Lecture, Wordsworth Room, St. Hugh's College, St. Margaret's Road, Oxford. All welcome. Admission free.


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