Life under Pinochet: “We still don’t know what happened to my brother”

Martin Elgueta (left). Photo: Amnesty International

Hardly a day goes by when Gloria Elgueta doesn’t think about how her brother Martin may have spent his final days. He was detained by Pinochet’s political police and held in Londres 38, a colonial building five blocks away from their family home. After years searching for justice, Gloria joined other relatives in a campaign to turn the notorious house of torture into a memorial site to remember those who lost their lives.

There’s one memory Chilean activist Gloria Elgueta will never forget of the darkest days of the Pinochet regime. Everyday for a fortnight she would walk five blocks from her family home in the centre of Santiago and stand

Article source: http://www.newstatesman.com/south-america/2013/08/life-under-pinochet-we-still-dont-know-what-happened-my-brother

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