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With reports of police in Chile blinding people with rubber bullets and sexually assaulting detainees, Francisco Espinoza argues that people are being violently repressed because they are pushing for radical change

‘No’

This week, our Cornerhouse Pick is Chilean director Pablo Larraín’s ‘No’

Photo: Pablo Neruda (1966) @ Wikimedia Commons

In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]