• October 7, 2014

    New legislation to overturn a law shielding perpetrators of human rights violations would bring justice a step closer to the victims of General Pinochet, says Amnesty.

  • August 15, 2013

    On 11th September 1973, General Pinochet seized power in a vicious coup that led to the death of democratically elected President Salvadore Allende and resulted in the death and torture of many thousands of people. This is the 'other 9/11', points out Anna Schwoub, previewing the powerful and moving play Tejas Verdes.

  • July 27, 2010

    It is easy to lose democratic mechanisms but difficult to get them back, says the incoming General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation.

  • September 25, 2008

    A former secret police commander and three agents who served in former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's regime have been sentenced to seven years in prison for the 1974 disappearance of a Spanish priest.