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    Payout for Pinochet Victims Shines in Dark Times for Human Rights

    Sarah Anderson, Saul Landau
    03 March 2005
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    On February 25 2005, Riggs Bank agreed to pay $9 million into a fund for victims of Augusto Pinochet to settle a case over the bank's role in hiding the former dictator's ill-gotten gains.

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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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    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.

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    Riggs Bank to pay millions to Pinochet victims: Press Releasefrom Spanish Legal Team

    01 February 2005
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    The legal team responsible for the private and popular accusation against Pinochet and others before the National Court of Spain for genocide, terrorism, concealment of assets and money laundering.

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

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    15 April 2002
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    After the detention of Pinochet in London, in January 1999, the Justice Department decided to re-open the investigation of the Letelier case.

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

    Jonathan Franklin
    23 September 2000
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents

    • John Dinges
    11 February 2004
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    This is the underground history of the international Dirty Wars by US allies in South America.

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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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    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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    A Christmas miracle in Chile

    Saul Landau
    12 January 2006
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    On December 2005, a miracle occurred in Chile: the judges at Santiago Court of Appeals stripped former dictator General Augusto Pinochet of immunity.

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    Riggs Bank Case

    16 November 2005
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    The Riggs Bank played a dubious role role in hiding Pinochet's ill-gotten gains.

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    Ideology as façade for criminality

    Saul Landau
    03 October 2006
    Article

    Pinochet, under house arrest, faces charges of murder, torture, drug dealing, tax evasion and money laundering.

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