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Chile tackles army silence on dictatorship crimes

Chile tackles army silence on dictatorship crimes

Chile launched a special unit within the army Monday to help investigate abuses committed by late dictator Augusto Pinochet`s regime and uproot pacts of silence protecting perpetrators. Zee News, 1 week ago

Pinochet's ex-spymaster dies at 86

Manuel Contreras, the notorious former head of Chile's intelligence services during the military government of Augusto Pinochet, has died at the age of 86. He had been sentenced to hundreds of years in prison for human rights abuses. Victims' ...
 BBC3 weeks ago Manuel Contreras, Secret Police Chief Under Pinochet, Dies  Bloomberg3 weeks ago Notorious Chilean spy chief Manuel Contreras dies at 86  Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago Manuel Contreras, Pinochet-Era Former Spy Chief, Dies in Chile  Latin American Herald Tribune3 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

Chile shuts luxury jail for Pinochet henchmen

Court documents show Penitenciario Cordillera has tennis courts, a pool, barbecues and private bathrooms. Chile's President SebastianPinera has ordered shut a luxury prison where10 former agentsof military dictator Augusto Pinochet have been ...
 Al Jazeera3 weeks ago 'Africa's Pinochet' to go on trial  MSN India1 month ago Ex-Chad leader goes on trial in Senegal over atrocities  Al Jazeera1 month ago Ex-Chad leader charged over war crimes  Al Jazeera1 month ago
Independent On Saturday

Pinochet-era crime back to haunt Chile

Santiago - A woman who survived being set on fire by Chilean soldiers during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet filed a criminal complaint in the case on Wednesday, nearly three decades after the disfiguring attack. Carmen Gloria Quintana was ...
 Independent On Saturday1 month ago Burn victim files complaint against Pinochet soldiers  MENAFN1 month ago Pinochet-era crime comes back to haunt Chile  Al Jazeera1 month ago Chile burn victim files criminal complaint against Pinochet soldiers  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago

Report: Pinochet covered up burning death of US resident

Newly published U.S. documents indicate Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet covered up the military's role in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident during a 1986 protest. Declassified documents posted by the independent U.S. National ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago 'Death Row Stories': Rebuilding a life after death row exoneration  DangoteNews.com1 month ago Report: Chilean dictator Pinochet covered up 1986 burning death of US resident  DailyNews724.com1 month ago Chilean dictator Pinochet covered up 1986 burning of activists  Special Broadcasting Service4 weeks ago
Fox News Latino

Colombia's FARC rebels planned to kidnap Pinochet's niece, CIA report says

Bogotá, Colombia Colombia's FARC rebels in 1975 planned to kidnap one of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's nieces in hopes of exchanging her for political prisoners in Chile, Bogotá daily El Tiempo said Monday, citing cables declassified by ...
 Fox News Latino3 weeks ago CIA reported plan by Colombia's FARC to kidnap Pinochet's niece  Individual.com3 weeks ago Colombia halts air strikes on Farc  Social Dashboard1 month ago

AFP - Chile-crime-justice-US

Chile-crime-justice-US Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. US cable says Pinochet told of army involvement in teens' burning Washington, July 31, 2015 (AFP) - The burning alive of two teenagers by a Chilean military patrol in 1986 was directly ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago AFP - Chile-crime-justice  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Chile charges seven in Pinochet-era death of photographer  Yahoo!Xtra1 month ago Chile charges 7 in Pinochet-era death of photographer  TicoTimes.net1 month ago
Lebanon Daily Star

Ex-Chile officer tied to Pinochet-era death commits suicide

Manuel Contreras, retired general and former head of ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet's feared secret police DINA, looks on during an interview at his home in the Penalolen neighbourhood of Santiago, in this Nov. 24, 2004 file picture.
 Lebanon Daily Star2 weeks ago Former head of Pinochet's secret police dead in Chile  Malaysian Insider3 weeks ago Former head of Pinochet`s secret police dead in Chile  Zee News3 weeks ago Chile: celebrations as former head of hated secret police dies  EuroNews3 weeks ago

Chilean spy chief during Pinochet reign of terror dead at 86

Gen. Manuel Contreras, who headed the feared spy agency that kidnapped, tortured and killed thousands during Chile's military dictatorship, died Friday at a military hospital while serving a combined sentence of more than 500 years for crimes ...
 CBC3 weeks ago Chile's feared secret police chief dies aged 86  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

Ex-Chile spy chief dies while serving 500-year sentence

Manuel Contreras, reviled for his role in kidnapping and killing thousands during General Pinochet's rule, dies aged 86. General Manuel Contreras, who headed the feared spy agency that kidnapped, tortured and killed thousands during Chile's ...
 Al Jazeera3 weeks ago Manuel Contreras, head of Chile's spy agency under Pinochet, dies aged 86  ACQ Magazine3 weeks ago
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