Julieta Campusano

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Julieta Campusano (31 May 1918 – 11 June 1991) was a Chilean politician, belonging to the Communist Party of Chile. Campusano was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.[1]

In 1944 the Chilean Federation of Women's Institution (FECHIF) was founded, with Campusano as one of its leaders. In 1947, Campusano was elected municipal councilor in Santiago de Chile.[2]

Campusano went into exile after the September 11, 1973 coup d'état. In the 1980s she returned to Chile, but was arrested.[3] In May 1987, she was sentenced to banishment to Sierra Gorda in northern Chile.[4] She died of cancer in 1991.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaminsky, Amy K. (1999-01-01). After Exile: Writing the Latin American Diaspora. U of Minnesota Press. ISBN 9780816631483. 
  2. ^ http://www.archivochile.com/Mov_sociales/mov_mujeres/MSmovmujeres0008.pdf
  3. ^ Kaminsky, Amy K. (1999-01-01). After Exile: Writing the Latin American Diaspora. U of Minnesota Press. ISBN 9780816631483. 
  4. ^ Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human; Rights, Inter-American Court of Human (1990-02-01). Anuario Interamericano de Derechos Humanos 1987 (in Spanish). Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. ISBN 0792302656.