Pinochet arrest

Pinochet indicted for murder

December 2004

A Chilean judge indicted former dictator Augusto Pinochet to stand trial for murder and kidnappings carried out under his 1973-1990 iron rule.

Against Dictators: Use Law, not War

December 2002

The argument over what action to take against Saddam Hussein is driven by the rhetoric of war. But can peaceful, legal action against Iraq's ruthless dictator be effective? The long campaign to bring Augusto Pinochet of Chile to justice offers an encouraging precedent.

Pinochet on Trial: Timeline

November 2002

Pinochet arrest and trial timeline.

FBI Request Prosecution of Pinochet, But no one Lifts a Finger

Pascale Bonnefoy
April 2002

After the detention of Pinochet in London, in January 1999, the Justice Department decided to re-open the investigation of the Letelier case.

Pinochet and the Caravan of Death

Kevin Reid
December 2001

Stacie Jonas, Coordinator of the Bring Pinochet to Justice Campaign run by the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC, answers questions about the ongoing case against Gen. Augusto Pinochet in Chile.

Pinochet Indictment Reinstated by Chile

Pascale Bonnefoy
January 2001

A Chilean magistrate reinstated the indictment and house arrest of Gen. Augusto Pinochet on charges stemming from the killing of 57 political prisoners and the disappearance of 18 others.

Pinochet Watch no 33

January 2001

Pinochet Watch is an electronic news service of the Institute for Policy Studies.

High Court Gives Pinochet a Reprieve

Anthony Faiola and Pascale Bonnefoy
December 2000

Chile's Supreme Court today threw out an indictment and house arrest order against retired Gen. Augusto Pinochet, but it also cleared the way for a new indictment.

Statement of Juan Garcés on the Pinochet arrest

Juan Garcés
December 2000

The step taken today by Judge Guzman will hopefully lead to Pinochet's trial on the charges brought against him.

Ex-spy Chief says CIA helped him set up Pinochet's Secret Police

Jonathan Franklin
September 2000

The CIA and the former head of the Chilean secret police are scrambling to blame each other for a series of murders at home and abroad, including a notorious 1976 car bombing in Washington.

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