Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is finally being brought to justice. This represents a victory not only for Chilean civil society but for international law.
Justice in cases such as Pinochet's must go beyond the incarceration of individuals. The true historical record should be made public and US foreign policy must reflect the lessons learned.
A Chilean judge formally charged Augusto Pinochet with homicide and kidnapping in one of many pending cases related to human rights abuses committed during his 17-year rule, and ordered house arrest for the former dictator.
A Chilean judge indicted former dictator Augusto Pinochet to stand trial for murder and kidnappings carried out under his 1973-1990 iron rule.
A Chilean judge indicted former dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet on Monday on charges of kidnapping nine political dissidents and killing one of them.