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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coup’

Caravan of Death Victims Identified in Chile

On September 11, 1973, Socialist leader of Chile Salvador Allende was overthrown by military forces under the command of Augusto Pinochet. Following this successful coup, Pinochet would seat himself atop Chile’s government and would remain as dictator of Chile for the next 17 years. During that time, 40,018 people were subject to human rights violations, and another 3,065 people were …

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South Sudan Coup Attempt Has Been Halted

In 2011, South Sudan became the newest nation on planet Earth, splitting from Sudan after years of brutal civil wars. Since it gained its independence, South Sudan has struggled to implement a strong and effective government, mainly due to the same problems that plague many African nations – inherent political corruption, lack of economic resources, and constant warfare. Sunday, South …

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Mali Mass Grave Linked to General Amadou Sanogo

Twenty-one bodies have been found in a mass grave located in Mali’s Diago village. The bodies have not been identified; however, the location near a military camp has led authorities to link the grave to the March 2012 coup led by General Amadou Sanogo and subsequent attempted April 2012 counter-coup. During the coup, two warring factions supported different leaders. Those …

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John Kerry Visits Egypt, Vows Support for Interim Gov’t

NBC News and Fox News both report that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Egypt last weekend to see just how much of a foothold democracy has gained. “President Obama and the American people support the people of Egypt,” he told reporters in Cairo. “We believe this is a vital relationship.” Kerry’s visit comes coincidentally timed, as the shadow …

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Chile Coup; A Time Of Past Suffering But Future Hope

September 11th is a day haunted by historical suffering and injustice. On September 11, 1973, military leaders instigated a controlled attack on the Chilean presidential compound belonging to socialist Salvador Allende, thus ending his leadership. Recent investigations purported that Salvador Allende took his own life as General Augusto Pinochet’s soldiers surrounded the presidential compound. Judge Mario Carroza is the man …

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Egypt Coup: Morsi Removed from Office, US Suspends Aid

So, Egypt’s doing the whole revolution thing again. In a televised address, General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, announced that the Egyptian military has removed President Morsi from office and suspended the nation’s constitution. The Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, Adli Mansour, will assume presidential authority until a long-term solution is devised. This move follows four days of anti-Morsi protests. General …

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