. Chileans Return To Stadiums Where Pinochet Once Tortured Them, To Vote For Consitution « JO LEE MAGAZINE

On the wooden benches of Santiago’s Estadio Nacional, university professor Luís Cifuentes spent long, empty days in the spring of 1973 trying to ignore the agonizing screams emanating from the bowels of the stadium. Around 40,000 left-wing political prisoners passed through the stadium during Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship (from 1973 to 1990), with an estimated 3,200 murdered or disappeared and 27,000 tortured…https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/chileans-vote-new-constitution-leaving-behind-relic-pinochet-s-brutal-n1244591

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