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Protest against New Zealand support for military rule in Chile

Protest against New Zealand support for military rule in Chile

This 1974 demonstration on the steps of parliament buildings in Wellington protested the New Zealand government’s decision to accept the ambassador-designate of the military government in Chile. Despite this, New Zealand was to accept hundreds of Chilean refugees from military rule.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1974/3590

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Ann Beaglehole, 'Refugees - 1970s–2003: refugee groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3862/protest-against-new-zealand-support-for-military-rule-in-chile (accessed 17 November 2018)

Story by Ann Beaglehole, published 8 Feb 2005