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1989: First AGM Held: Gloria Oyarzun's Story Published in The Canberra Times

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1989: First AGM Held: Gloria Oyarzun's Story Published in The Canberra Times

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15th July Saturday – FIRST AGM HELD: Gloria Oyarzun Story published in Canberra Times. The story ‘Nightmare Memories of Chilean Torture’ written by Amanda Lynch, tells of Gloria Oyarzun’s harrowing ordeal, having suffered torture and rape by the Chilean Secret Police during coup to overthrow the Allende Government in 1973, on January 16th 1974 she was taken at age 21. In the middle of the story Lynch mentions the first Annual General Meeting for TRANSACT to be held at 7:30pm that same evening as the story was published.

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15/07/1989

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“1989: First AGM Held: Gloria Oyarzun's Story Published in The Canberra Times,” History of Companion House, accessed December 14, 2018, http://companionhousehistory.org/items/show/70.

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