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Chile Pinochet

Pinochet Torture Victim Gets Favorable Ruling

AP | JAVIER CORDOBA | Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Chile's government must pay a Chilean exile 20,000 pounds ($32,000) in compensation for nearly t...

George Harrison Song Used For Torture

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

Fans of the mild-mannered George Harrison might be surprised to learn that his solo track "My Sweet Lord" was among the songs most regularly used for ...

Thatcher Backed Pinochet in Landmark Human Rights Case

Mugambi Jouet | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Mugambi Jouet

Whether universal jurisdiction ultimately regresses or becomes a cornerstone of modern international law, the Iron Lady will be remembered as one of its fiercest opponents.

Chileans Mark 9/11 Coup Anniversary

AP | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Activists in Chile marked their own 9-11 Tuesday, the anniversary of the day in 1973 when Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power i...

Chile: Remnants Of Dictatorship Get New Life

GlobalPost | Pascale Bonnefoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- During Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, political prisoners were held in navy ships and stadiums, in office buildings and police st...