Inspired by Chile: Human rights and memory

Mugiyanto

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Santiago

Jakarta   /  Wed, September 12, 2018  /  02:12 pm

Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile(Shutterstock.com/Taesik Park)

It took me around 35 hours to reach this country. It is almost on the opposite side of the globe in the southern hemisphere. But I was excited to undertake this journey. It was my dream destination for several reasons. 

In 1994, I read a book on then-president of Chile, Salvador Allende, titled Jalan Demokratis ke Sosialisme: Pengalaman Chile di Bawah Allende (The ...