Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Pinochet Purges Arrests Ordered

Gen Pinochet died in 2006 without facing trial for human rights abuses

2 September 2009

A Chilean judge has issued arrest warrants for 129 people for allegedly helping to purge critics of former ruler General Augusto Pinochet.

The suspects - the largest group so far to face arrest warrants - all worked for the secret police agency, Dina.

They are accused of taking part in killings and disappearances of dozens of leftists and opposition activists. ...