Today to begin a novelty book called, the Invisible Heroes, means invisible heroes. Such were the real life Stephen and Lysa Brotherus and Ilkka Jaamala in the 1970s in Chile. A domestic drama in one of them the hero of the story, which is in many respects unknown to the general public.
Counselors Mika English and Alicia scher level tell me a triplet of real events based on the steps, though fictional in form. Inspiration has served Heikki Hiilamo the Death list-the book, which explains the Finnish secret aid to the persecuted.
Diplomats Tapani Brotherus and Ilkka Jaamala as well as Stephen's Lysa-wife rescued a little depending on the source of 2 000 to 2 500 people, while in Chile occurred in September 1973 a military coup. Rise to power the best known result for general Augusto Pinochet (1915-2006), whose reign citizens were persecuted, tortured and killed.
the Finns came kiskaistuksi events according to when the diplomatic residence, the fence began to appear in the help of begging the chileans. Open the section to see how Tapani Brotherus shall immediately request advice from the land of their birth. The reception is icy: and the ambassador that the foreign ministry's position is clear. Own to take care of, other non – neutrality above all else.
– We do not take refugees. We have taken in Budapest, not in Prague, and we do not take in Santiago, ambassador Thesleff the amount of drive place in Argentina hands.
His mind does not change, although Tapani Brotherus tell this Swedish colleagues action in distress to help. the Harald Edelstam fights prominent human rights on behalf of the Swedish state support. Eventually the brother scan and Jaamala will end up on the quiet cooperation Edelstamin with. Because the rescue made it safely hidden from the Finnish government, will the trio soon invisible heroes.
Invisible Heroes today TV1:ts, at 21: 05.