In the days that followed his military coup, hundreds of people, were rounded up and taken to the two main sport stadiums in the capital, Santiago. The Sí campaign did not argue for the advantages of extension, but was instead negative, claiming that voting "no" was equivalent to voting for a return to the chaos of the UP government. President of Argentina Juan Perón condemned the 1973 coup as a "fatality for the continent" stating that Pinochet represented interests "well known" to him. Michelle Bachelet | The rationale was that US feared that Allende would promote the spreading of Soviet influence in their ‘backyard’. [71], Establishing a new constitution was a core issue for the dictatorship since it provided a mean of legitimization. During his dictatorial reign tens of thousands of opponents of his regime were tortured. September 1973 hatte der damals 58-jährige Pinochet den demokratisch gewählten sozialistischen Präsidenten Salvador Allende gestürzt. [142] According to Eduardo Carrasco of Quilapayún in the first week after the coup, the military organized a meeting with folk musicians where they announced that the traditional instruments charango and quena were banned. Bei den Präsidentschaftswahlen im Jahr 1993 schlug der … The military used the alleged breakdown of democracy and the economic crisis that took place during Allende's presidenc… : Scarecrow Press. Bis 1988 wurden über 2.000 Menschen hingerichtet, über 1.000 ließ das Regime "verschwinden" (Desaparecidos). La histórica rivalidad de Los Prisioneros y Soda Stereo, ¿quién ganó? They were characterized by street demonstrations in the downtown avenues of the city in the mornings, strikes during the day, and barricades and clashes in the periphery of the city throughout the night. [158] The latest is Russia, for whom David Christian warned in 1991 that "dictatorial government presiding over a transition to capitalism seems one of the more plausible scenarios, even if it does so at a high cost in human rights violations."[159]. [134][135] Pinochet admired and was very much influenced by Francisco Franco, but Franco's successors had a cold attitude towards Pinochet as they did not want to be linked to him. Occasionally Pinochet acknowledged that he had often sacrificed legality to expediency. Carlos Ibáñez | Pinochet responded to this conspiracy by saying that there is still a strong sense of Marxism, but the good spirit is returning. [162] These memorials were built by family members of the victims, the government and ex-prisoners of the dictatorship. In a statement read by his wife Lucia Hiriart, he said, Today, near the end of my days, I want to say that I harbour no rancour against anybody, that I love my fatherland above all. September 2005 wurde die Aufhebung seiner Immunität als Senator durch das Oberste Gericht bestätigt. It is thought that the killing of the MIR leader Miguel Enríquez in 1974 could be an early case of a faked combat. The military dictatorship ended in 1990 with the election of Christian-Democrat candidate Patricio Aylwin. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights. 3Rd ed. [97] Between 1970 and 1989, there were large cuts to incomes and social services. Einige Tage nach dem Putsch präsentierte Pinochet die vom Geheimdienst fabrizierten Dokumente der Öffentlichkeit und gab vor, diese im Tresor des gestürzten Präsidenten Salvador Allende gefunden zu haben. Er überlebte dank der Einschaltung von Bundeskanzler Willy Brandt. Collier, Simon, and William F Sater. Initially Cuban support for resistance consisted of clandestine distribution of funds to Chile, human rights campaigns at the UN to isolate the Chilean dictatorship, and efforts to undermine US-Chilean bilateral relations. [55], Several scholars including Paul Zwier,[56] Peter Winn[57] and human rights organizations[58] have characterized the dictatorship as a police state exhibiting "repression of public liberties, the elimination of political exchange, limiting freedom of speech, abolishing the right to strike, freezing wages. [76], From 1975 to 1980 the SNJ arranged a series of ritualized acts in cerro Chacarillas reminiscent of Francoist Spain. [53] In 2003, an article published by the International Committee of the Fourth International claimed that "Of a population of barely 11 million, more than 4,000 were executed or 'disappeared,' hundreds of thousands were detained and tortured, and almost a million fled the country. Pinochet and Perón are both reported to have felt uncomfortable during the meeting. "[54], There were also internal exiles who due to a lack of resources could not escape abroad. Pinochet's Economic Policies. Die USA kaufte auch kein Kupfer mehr aus Chile (Kaufboykott), so kam auch von dort kein Gel… It was amended considerably on August 17, 1989 (via referendum) and on 22 September 2005 (legislatively), … [144] The formerly thriving Nueva canción scene suffered from the exile or imprisonment of many bands and individuals. The right-wing parties faced several problems in the elections: there was considerable infighting between RN and UDI, Büchi had only very reluctantly accepted to run for president and right-wing politicians struggled to define their position towards the Pinochet regime. The Constitution, which took effect on 11 March 1981, established a "transition period," during which Pinochet would continue to exercise executive power and the Junta legislative power, for the next eight years. Following the restoration of Chilean democracy and during the successive administrations that followed Pinochet, the Chilean economy has prospered, and today the country is considered a Latin American success story. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher credited Pinochet with bringing about a thriving, free-enterprise economy, while at the same time downplaying the junta's human rights record, condemning an "organised international Left who are bent on revenge. [145] A scarcity of records and the censorship imposed on part of the music catalog made a "cassette culture" emmerge among the affected audiences. The allotment was scheduled in two off-prime time slots: one before the afternoon news and the other before the late-night news, from 22:45 to 23:15 each night (the evening news was from 20:30 to 21:30, and prime time from 21:30 to 22:30). Pinochet developed suspicion of COPACHI, leading to its dissolution in late 1975. [156] Mass protests broke out throughout Santiago, due to increasing prices of the metro ticket. The current Constitution of Chile was approved by Chilean voters in a controversial plebiscite on September 11, 1980, under the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.It was partially enacted on March 11, 1981 and has been fully effective since March 11, 1990. Am 15. [19], 2005 wurde bekannt, dass der britische Luftfahrt- und Rüstungskonzern British Aerospace (BAe) insgesamt 1,1 Millionen Pfund (rund 1,5 Millionen Euro) im Zeitraum zwischen Dezember 2004 und Oktober 2005 an Pinochet gezahlt haben soll. Thatcher also ended the regime’s diplomatic isolation by restoring a British ambassador to Santiago and authorising the first visits by British ministers to Chile since Pinochet’s coup in 1973. Oft kam es zu Massenverhaftungen, indem fast alle Anwesenden festgenommen wurden. Despite opposition from members of the Church hierarchy, Chileans were (and are) often loyal to Pinochet’s government. Umso radikaler fiel der Sinneswandel Pinochets aus: „Ich oder das Chaos“ lautete das simple Motto des … Außerdem sollte eine institutionalisierte Machtverteilung zwischen den anderen Generälen und Pinochet gefunden werden. [34] Following the return to democracy with the Concertacion government, the Rettig Commission, a multipartisan effort by the Aylwin administration to discover the truth about the human-rights violations, listed a number of torture and detention centers (such as Colonia Dignidad, the ship Esmeralda or Víctor Jara Stadium), and found that at least 3,200 people were killed or disappeared by the regime. Präsident Allende nahm sich während des Putsches das Leben. The military were staunch supporters of the constitution and therefore believed that Allende had lost legitimacy as Chile's leader. [139] The operation was overseen by Cuban naval intelligence, and also involved the Soviet Union. [30], The military rule was characterized by systematic suppression of all political dissidence. Am 5. Im April 1999 entschied der britische Innenminister Jack Straw, dass Pinochet an Spanien ausgeliefert werden dürfe. [147] Cueca specialist Emilio Ignacio Santana argues that the dictatorship's appropriation and promotion of cueca harmed the genre. 2500 Verschwundenen wurden über deren Verbleib im Dunkeln gelassen. Er wurde nie demokratisch gewählt. This over-representation was crucial for UDI in obtaining places in parliament and securing its political future. [55] In the 1980s a few left-wing sympathisers hid in Puerto Gala and Puerto Gaviota, Patagonian fishing communities with a reputation of lawlessness. [11] Ab 1975 – nach dem Besuch von Milton Friedman in Chile – wurden die wichtigsten Ministerien mit Ökonomen an Stelle der Militärs besetzt. Santiago's Court of Appeals on Tuesday convicted five ex-officials of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship for poisoning seven inmates at the former Chilean Public Prison in December 1981. [120] According to Chilean Junta and former Air Force commander Fernando Matthei, Chilean support included military intelligence gathering, radar surveillance, British aircraft operating with Chilean colours and the safe return of British special forces, among other things. Sudamericana, 2005. Pinochets Junta ließ politische Gegner sofort verfolgen, foltern und inhaftieren. Apart from Le Monde, newspapers remained silent about this request. Der berüchtigtste Fall ist das Estadio Nacional, in dem Tausende Gefangene zusammengetrieben und gefoltert und zum Teil später exekutiert worden sind. 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Once the junta had taken over, the United States immediately recognized the new regime and helped it consolidate power. 139, April/Mai 2020, S. 36 ff, Abschlussbericht der „Comisión Nacional de Prisón Política y Tortura“, 2005, S. 228, zahlreiche andere südamerikanische Militärs dieser Zeit, Escuela Militar del Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, Comisión Nacional de Verdad y Reconciliación, Comisión Nacional sobre Prisión Política y Tortura. Besonders die „reaktiven“, also den status quo verteidigenden Rechte waren umfassend, während „proaktive“, also ändernde Rechte schwächer ausgeprägt waren. [74] The constitution came into force on March 11, 1981. A document released by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 2000, titled "CIA Activities in Chile", revealed that the CIA actively supported the military junta during and after the overthrow of Allende and that it made many of Pinochet's officers into paid contacts of the CIA or U.S. military, even though some were known to be involved in human rights abuses. [98][99] The massive increases in military spending and cuts in funding to public services coincided with falling wages and steady rises in unemployment, which averaged 26% during the worldwide economic slump of 1982–85[98] and eventually peaked at 30%. Ebenso legt der Report dar, dass die Foltermethoden im Laufe der Zeit ständig weiterentwickelt wurden. Die Anwälte erklärten, Pinochet sei prozessunfähig. Due to the same transitional provisions of the constitution, Pinochet remained as Commander-in-Chief of the Army, until March 1998. Then, Merino and Mendoza told me I should sign, because if not the junta would split. [130] In 1999, General Pinochet claimed that if Peru had attacked Chile during 1973 or even 1978, Peruvian forces could have penetrated deep south into Chilean territory, possibly military taking the Chilean city of Copiapó located half way to Santiago. In that referendum, the Chilean people denied Pinochet a new mandate, opening the way for the reestablishment of democracy in 1990. [89] 16 out of 50 financial institutions faced bankruptcy. The military installed themselves in power as a Military Government Junta, composed of the heads of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Carabineros (police). Subsequently, MIR conducted several operations against the Pinochet government until the late 1980s. Sebastián Edwards, Alejandra Cox Edwards: Karin Fischer: "The Influence of Neoliberals in Chile before, during, and after Pinochet." Region). [52] According to a study in Latin American Perspectives,[53] at least 200,000 Chileans (about 2% of Chile's 1973 population) were forced into exile. Er entschied über wichtige Fragen, etwa die Entlassung von Generälen oder die Ausrufung des Ausnahmezustandes, und war ein zentrales Organ Chiles. [125] However, deputy Roland Blum, in charge of the commission, refused to hear Marie-Monique Robin, and published in December 2003 a 12 pages report qualified by Robin as the summum of bad faith. To quell weeks of protest over extreme inequality, Chile's president has agreed to rewrite the country's constitution, passed in 1980 under the deadly military regime of Augusto Pinochet. Nach dem Putsch im September 1973 wurden alle wichtigen Ministerien zunächst von Militärs geleitet. [150], Experimental theatre groups from Universidad de Chile and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile were restricted by the military regime to performing only theatre classics. 75 Prozent der abgegebenen Stimmen unterstützten die Regierung. [165] Despite this statement, Pinochet always refused to be confronted to Chilean justice, claiming that he was senile. 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