Chile remembers Pinochet victims

Marches and memorial services planned to honour victims of dictator's rule 40 years after he seized power.

    It has been 40 years since the military coup that brought General Augusto Pinochet to power in Chile.

    Marches and memorial services will be held to remember victims of his rule.

    The anniversary is re-kindling strong memories of a dark chapter in the country's history.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile's capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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