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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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    Articles on War on Iraq before 2007

    01 December 2001
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    Bring Pinochet to Justice

    31 July 2006
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  4. TNI and the Pinochet precedent

    12 August 2009

    On 21 September 1976, Transnational Institute discovered the brutal cost of fighting for economic and social justice, when Chilean secret service agents set off a car bomb in Washington DC killing TNI's director, Orlando Letelier along with Ronni Moffitt, a fundraiser for the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). It has taken more than 30 years of struggle to bring some of those responsible to justice.

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    Chile and the End of Pinochet

    26 February 2001
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    The International Press and the Pinochet Case

    Saul Landau
    01 May 2006
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    The US Files

    17 November 2005
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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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    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 has not cleaned up its act

    Isabel Letelier
    31 March 1984
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    The Pinochet regime remains a repressive dictatorship with no intention of moving toward a return to democracy in Chile.

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    Letelier Case Press Coverage

    17 November 2005
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  12. Two Deaths in the Morning

    Saul Landau
    01 December 1976
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    Orlando Letelier represented all the qualities government should stand for: he was a lawyer who believed in rules and constitutions, his ethic was equality and justice; his means of persuasion and authority was reason.

     
  13. Justice for Letelier timeline

    17 November 2005
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    Timeline of events seeking justice for the assassination of Orlando Letelier (last updated in October 2005).

             
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    The Unwritten History of the 1998 United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs

    Martin Jelsma
    01 April 2003
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    A myriad of documents and records of meetings published by the UN, reveal a previously unwritten history of events leading to the 1998 UNGASS meeting. These show the extent to which the hardliners have gone to maintain the status quo through rhetoric, denial, manipulation, selective presentation, misrepresentation and suppression of evidence, selective use of experts, threats to funding, and purging "defeatists" from the UN system.

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    Drugs in the UN system

    • Martin Jelsma
    01 April 2003

    The "international community" presented an apparent unanimity in its endorsement of prohibitive drug control at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs in 1998. The reality is that there is a longstanding conflict within the UN system between nations wanting to maintain the prohibition regime and those hoping for a more pragmatic approach.