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    Report from Santiago: Deja vu

    Saul Landau
    18 May 2000
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    History repeats itself, wrote Marx, first as tragedy and then again as farce.

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    Hope Comes to Chile

    Saul Landau
    18 May 2000
    Article

    Under Lagos, the majority of Chileans may again restore their memory of struggle.

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    Roundtable: Confronting Challenges to the Pinochet Precedent and the Globalisation of Justice

    03 February 2004
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    The 1998 arrest of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in London represented one of the most important events in international human rights law since the Nuremberg trials.

  4. 25 Years of Pursuing Pinochet

    Stacie Jonas
    01 September 2001
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    The detention and the subsequent legal proceedings against Pinochet represented an enormous victory for human rights and set an important precedent for international law.

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    Pinochet's Dutch Secret

    14 August 2006
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    US Will Release Files on Crimes Under Pinochet

    Tim Weiner
    02 December 1998
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    Treading into a political and diplomatic confrontation it tried to avoid, the US has decided to declassify some secret government documents on the killing and torture conducted by the former Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet.

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    Pinochet indicted for murder

    13 December 2004
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    A Chilean judge indicted former dictator Augusto Pinochet to stand trial for murder and kidnappings carried out under his 1973-1990 iron rule.

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    Events Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile

    01 September 2003
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    Events around the world commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile.

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    US Crippled Chile's Democracy

    Saul Landau
    11 September 1998
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    Today is the 25th anniversary of the US-supported coup in Chile. On Sept. 11, 1973, the Chilean military overthrew the elected government of Salvador Allende and established a dictatorship that ruled until 1990.

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    Chile's Top Court Opens Hearings on Whether to Resume Pinochet Trial

    Eduardo Gallardo
    16 May 2002
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    Chile's top court opened hearings on whether the trial of Gen. Augusto Pinochet on human rights charges should be reopened in spite of the former dictator's deteriorated health.

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    Clinton Urged to Criticize Pinochet

    Kevin Galvin
    15 April 1998
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    Supporters of Orlando Letelier, who was killed by a car bomb planted by Chilean secret police in 1976, want Clinton to speak out against the state-sponsored terrorism practiced by the government of former dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet.

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    Grieving Bomb Survivor Blames Chilean Regime

    Timothy Hutchens, Robert Pear
    22 September 1976
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    'I think the government of Chile should be held responsible for the death of my wife', says Michael Moffitt.

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    Chile and the End of Pinochet

    26 February 2001
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  15. The Chicago Boys in Chile: Economic Freedom's Awful Toll

    Orlando Letelier
    28 August 1976
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    Deeply involved in the preparation of the 1975 military coup in Chile, the so-called Chicago Boys convinced the Junta generals that they were prepared to supplement the brutality, which the military possessed, with the intellectual assets it lacked. Here Orlando Letelier, TNI's second director, reflects on the impact their economic ideology had on Chile and by default shares pertinent observations on the legacy that persists today.

  16. Once Upon a Time

    Ariel Dorfman
    17 September 2001
    Article
    Keynote Speech by Ariel Dorfman at the Letelier-Moffitt Dinner, Washington DC, October 1993.
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    The Tireless Lobby

    Javier Moraga
    11 June 2000
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    The former colleagues of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt - in the NGO where they worked at the time of the assassination - have politically and emotionally pressured Chilean and North American authorities in order to achieve the extradition of the General.

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    Chile Declassified: Newly Released Documents Reveal Close US Ties to the Pinochet Regime

    Peter Kornbluh
    16 August 1999
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    While recently declassified documents are conspicuously lacking in information about the US role in helping Pinochet take and consolidate power, they are rich in detail about the inner workings of his bloody regime.

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    Appeal to President Clinton to ensure investigation concerning Pinochet and the Letelier-Moffitt assassination in the US

    11 February 2000
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    We believe it is in the United States' interest to assist in the case against Pinochet.

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    Letelier Probe Threatens Pinochet Rule

    Saul Landau
    25 April 1978
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    Pinochet's governmental carpet is stained, but the stench is from human blood.

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