by Peter Lazenby, Morning Star, 15.05.2012 Carlos Carrillo was 17 when they came for him. It was 1974. He was active with the MIR – Chile’s Revolutionary Left Movement.

The elected government of Salvador Allende had been overthrown in a US-backed military coup. Universities and colleges across the country were raided by the armed forces. Thousands of left political activists were imprisoned, and many killed, including hundreds packed into Santiago football stadium.

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