Citizen action for the defence of human rights in Chile: Personal Fonds

Throughout the late 20th century, Chile endured a repressive regime that threatened national democracy. This project, facilitated by the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, works to digitized four personal archives that were created during the time in efforts to preserve human rights.

The Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Museum of Memory and Human Rights) aims to preserve four collections that document the denunciation, protection, prosecution and fight against the dictatorship in Chile as well as the effort to recover democracy. The project will focus on four personal collections: those of Raúl Ampuero, Marcelo Croxatto, Sergio Insunza and Patricia Verdugo. These collections contain a wide array of materials, including minutes of meetings, correspondence, brochures, legal documents, press, publications, flyers, posters and audio-visual materials.

Project Details

Location: Chile, South America, Americas Organiser(s): Modern Endangered Archives Programme (MEAP) Project partner(s): Museum of Memory and Human Rights Funder(s): Arcadia Funding received: $50,462 Commencement Date: 03/2021 Project Status: Active
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