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Pinochet: The Politics of Torture

£19.99

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Using interviews, eye-witness accounts and quotes from sources on Pinochet, this volume tracks the General's journey from his rise to power in 1973 to his unprecedented arrest and internment in Britain in October 1998. It contains revelations about the financial dealings of the Pinochet regime, and presents evidence of arms and drug-running. It details the assassination operations carried out by Chile's state security apparatus, the DINA, against three Chileans abroad which resulted in the murder of four individuals. The book highlights the consequences of his arrest in terms of international law, and tells the story of legal intrigue behind the search for justice. Moreover, it provides an analysis of Pinochet's role in building modern Chile and in the politics of torture.

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Author(s):
O'Shaughnessy, Hugh
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1899365419
ISBN-13:
9781899365418
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Latin America Bureau

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Using interviews, eye-witness accounts and quotes from sources on Pinochet, this volume tracks the General's journey from his rise to power in 1973 to his unprecedented arrest and internment in Britain in October 1998. It contains revelations about the financial dealings of the Pinochet regime, and presents evidence of arms and drug-running. It details the assassination operations carried out by Chile's state security apparatus, the DINA, against three Chileans abroad which resulted in the murder of four individuals. The book highlights the consequences of his arrest in terms of international law, and tells the story of legal intrigue behind the search for justice. Moreover, it provides an analysis of Pinochet's role in building modern Chile and in the politics of torture.

Author(s):
O'Shaughnessy, Hugh
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1899365419
ISBN-13:
9781899365418
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Latin America Bureau

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