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#Augusto Pinochet

# augusto-pinochet - Monday 27 August, 2012

Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places
# Julian Assange
# Julian Assange

Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places

Aug 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,431 Views 26 Comments

Correa said the alleged actions against the WikiLeaks founder were ‘not crimes in 90 to 95 per cent of the world’ but they had played no part in Quito’s decision to grant Assange asylum.

# augusto-pinochet - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Pinochet will leaves everything to his family
# Dictatorship
# Dictatorship

Pinochet will leaves everything to his family

Jul 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,290 Views 18 Comments

The family had requested the document remain private, but investigators are trying to find what happened to around €20 million the dictator had hidden away before he died.

# augusto-pinochet - Friday 10 February, 2012

Spanish judge found guilty of wiretapping offences
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish judge found guilty of wiretapping offences

Feb 10th 2012, 9:34 AM 840 Views 2 Comments

Baltasar Garzón, who was known for boldly pursuing human rights, has been barred from judicial work for 11 years by his peers.

# augusto-pinochet - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Spanish judge testifies at his own trial over inquiries into Franco era atrocities
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish judge testifies at his own trial over inquiries into Franco era atrocities

Jan 31st 2012, 12:06 PM 1,292 Views 2 Comments

Baltasar Garzon defiantly rejected charges he overstepped his jurisdiction by probing right wing atrocities during and after the Spanish civil war.

# augusto-pinochet - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Chile accused of airbrushing history as textbooks drop Pinochet 'dictatorship'
# Chile
# Chile

Chile accused of airbrushing history as textbooks drop Pinochet 'dictatorship'

Jan 5th 2012, 10:18 PM 3,385 Views 41 Comments

The country’s education minister has ruled that the rule of Augusto Pinochet is not a “dictatorship” but a “military regime”.

# augusto-pinochet - Thursday 29 December, 2011

38 years on, Chile closes Allende case after confirming suicide
# Chile
# Chile

38 years on, Chile closes Allende case after confirming suicide

Dec 29th 2011, 10:27 PM 4,568 Views 11 Comments

The Chilean leader was found dead while defending the presidential palace in the 1973 coup in Chile, in which General Augusto Pinochet seized power.

# augusto-pinochet - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Former president exhumed as Chile aims to solve mystery of his death
# Chile
# Chile

Former president exhumed as Chile aims to solve mystery of his death

May 24th 2011, 11:36 AM 654 Views 0 Comments

Salvador Allende is officially supposed to have committed suicide during a couple 37-years ago but others believe he was killed by forces loyal to Augusto Pinochet who succeeded him and ruled for 17 brutal years.