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    Against Dictators: Use Law, not War

    John Cavanagh
    13 December 2002
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    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.

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

    Jonathan Franklin
    23 September 2000
    Article

    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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    Pinochet Still Stirring up Chile

    Anthony Faiola
    10 March 1998
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    Gen. Augusto Pinochet, one of the last representatives of South America's age of military domination, will retire Tuesday as Chile's army commander after 24 years.

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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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    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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    Still Hidden: A Full Record of What the US Did in Chile

    Peter Kornbluh
    24 October 1999
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    As Augusto Pinochet continues to fight extradition from England to face charges of crimes against humanity, the historical record of US support for the former Chilean dictator remains disappeared, like so many victims of his violent regime.

  7. The Assassin Next Door

    Douglas Grant Mine
    18 November 1999
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    Armando Fernandez Larios is a former Chilean army officer who for several years was an agent of that country's notorious security apparatus, and he helped kill Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.

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    Statement of Juan Garcés on the Pinochet arrest

    Juan Garcés Garces
    01 December 2000
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    The step taken today by Judge Guzman will hopefully lead to Pinochet's trial on the charges brought against him.

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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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    Spanish Judge Fights Deal to let Pinochet off the Hook

    Adela Gooch, Nick Hopkins
    04 August 1999
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    The Spanish high court judge who has masterminded the country's attempt to have General Augusto Pinochet tried on charges of torture and terrorism yesterday demanded an end to negotiations which could halt the former dictator's extradition from Britain

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    IPS Applauds British Ruling and Demands Strong US Sanction

    the Iran team at the Institute for Policy Studies
    24 March 1999
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    Leaders of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) applauded the British Law Lords' decision today to deny immunity for Augusto Pinochet and allow extradition proceedings against the former Chilean dictator to go forward.

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    25th Anniversary of the Chilean Coup

    Saul Landau
    11 September 1998
    Article

    The United States has not apologised for destabilising Chile and thereby altering the destiny of its people.

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    US Also Leans Toward Prosecuting Pinochet

    Jim Lobe
    09 December 1998
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    The administration of President Bill Clinton appears on the verge of launching a new investigation of the role of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's in a 1976 political assassination.

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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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    The Leaked Medical Report of Augusto Pinochet

    15 February 2000
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    Full text pf the Conclusions of Augusto Pinochet Medical Report.

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    Let Pinochet Stand Trial in the US, Too

    Saul Landau
    26 August 1999
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    When Spanish justice finishes with Pinochet, the United States should seek his extradition to Washington for his role in the murders of Letelier and Moffitt, which happened just a mile from the White House.

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    TNI Urges British Home Secretary to Extradite Pinochet to Spain And Vows to Continue Justice Campaign for Assassinated TNI Colleagues Letelier and Moffitt

    24 January 2000
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    The Transnational Institute (TNI) joins human rights activists, the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and legal experts in demanding the office of the British Home Secretary re-evaluate its decision regarding the medical state of former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet.

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    Britain Lets Spain Start Pinochet's Extradition

    09 December 1998
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    Britain is allowing Spain to begin extradition proceedings against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, now in custody in England, to face charges of genocide, torture and kidnapping.

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    High Court Gives Pinochet a Reprieve

    Anthony Faiola, Pascale Bonnefoy
    21 December 2000
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    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.

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    Pinochet Indictment Reinstated by Chile

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    30 January 2001
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    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.

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