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    Pressure to Prosecute Pinochet Mounts

    Jim Lobe
    07 December 1998
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    Six weeks after the arrest in London of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, the pressure on the administration of US President Clinton to indict the former Chilean dictator for murders his secret police committed here 22 years ago is mounting steadily.

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    Prisoner Pinochet. The Dictator and the Quest for Justice

    Peter Kornbluh
    21 December 1998
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    The prosecution of Pinochet, whose name became a virtual synonym for state-sponsored terror during his seventeen-year regime, has become a historic turning point for international and national efforts to hold him and other tyrants accountable.

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    Pursuing Pinochet: The Case We Made, 22 Years Ago

    E. Lawrence Barcella Jr
    06 December 1998
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    With Pinochet's recent arrest in London, the US authorities should determine whether or not the evidence against the 'senator-for-life' has now reached a level at which his indictment in the Letelier case is appropriate.

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    Extracts from General Pinochet's Statement

    09 November 1998
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    Extracts from the first statement by former dictator General Augusto Pinochet since being arrested in London.

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    Human Rights Watch Urges US to Get Involved in Pinochet Case

    Human Rights Watch
    22 October 1998
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    Human Rights Watch today urged the United States government to publicly support and promote the extradition of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to Spain.

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    Members of Congress Call on Clinton to Release Key Information on General Pinochet to Spanish Judge

    21 October 1998
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    It is our understanding that the United States has materials and other critical information that will help link Pinochet directly to acts of international terrorism.

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    Britain Arrests Pinochet to Face Charges by Spain

    Clifford Krauss
    18 October 1998
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    Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who ruled Chile as a despot for 17 years, has been arrested in London after Spain asked that he be extradited for the presumed murders of hundreds of Chilean and Spanish citizens.

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    Both Impunity and Immunity May Fail Pinochet

    Gustavo González
    19 October 1998
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    The arrest of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in London has opened a new chapter in the fight against the impunity enjoyed by human rights violators in Chile.

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    Spain's Firebrand Judge

    Marlise Simons
    20 October 1998
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    Judge Garzón, who works as an investigating magistrate rather than a judge on the bench, took more than five months to conclude that a Spanish court could have jurisdiction in the case against Pinochet.

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    IPS Applauds Pinochet Arrest And Calls for Increased US Support for Spanish Case

    the Iran team at the Institute for Policy Studies
    19 October 1998
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    The Institute for Policy Studies applauds the arrest of Chilean General Augusto Pinochet, whose regime ordered the assassination of two IPS colleagues, Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt, in 1976 and carried out other documented acts of international terrorism.

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    Autumn of the Autocrat

    Saul Landau, Sarah Anderson
    17 April 1998
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    Those who brought the suit against Pinochet, in and outside Chile, hope that the case might allow some measure of belated justice and ease the pain they continue to suffer as a result of the dictator's atrocities.