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Pinochet film, "The Judge and the General"

08/16/08 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Elizabeth Farnsworth, director/producer of a film about Augusto Pinochet's Chile and the courageous jurist who brought Pinochet to trial for serious abuses against the Chilean people. The film particularly emphasized the role of women in his life.

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Pinochet war crimes and Universal Jurisdiction

09/13/06 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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On Monday and Tuesday of this week, experts from three continents gathered at USF to discuss the crimes of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. The two-day panel, called Human Rights, State Terrorism, and Universal Jurisdiction was sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean.

On September 11 1973, the democratically elected government of Chile, led by Salvador Allende, was overthrown in a military coup by General Augusto Pinochet. Juan Guzman, a Chilean...

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