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Stolen child of Chilean militants discovers his true identity

Santiago Times, Thursday, 08 August 2013  Written by Charlotte Karrlsson-Willis Taken from his parents after an Operation Condor mission in Argentina, one of the dictatorship’s youngest victims is reunited with family 37 years later. Thanks to the tireless effort of a group calling itself the “Grandmothers of […]

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The Norwegian Ambassador Meets The Man He Saved From Pinochet

The Huffington Post UK  |  By Marianne Alfsen Posted: 20/08/201 After the 1973 coup in Chile, Ambassador Frode Nilsen dined with the Pinochet dictatorship’s highest-ranking officers. Behind their backs, he smuggled dissidents to Norway. Now, forty years later, he met one of the men again, a young […]

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Ex-army chief Juan Emilio Cheyre admits Chile adoption

BBC News. 20.08.2013 Chile’s former army chief has admitted handing over for adoption the child of murdered left-wing activists after Augusto Pinochet’s 1973 military cou Juan Emilio Cheyre, who is the current head of the electoral commission, told El Mercurio he took the two-year-old to a convent […]

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Lorena Pizarro: Hallazgo de un nieto es una “satisfacción mezclada con dolor por la barbarie”

Presidenta de Agrupación de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos de Chile celebró que la agrupación argentina Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo restituyera la identidad a Pablo Germán Athanasiu Laschan, hijo de una pareja de estudiantes chilenos, desaparecidos durante la dictadura trasandina. Agregó que estos casos recuerdan el horror […]

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Descubren rieles con que lanzaron al mar cuerpos durante la dictadura de Pinochet

De El Mostrador, EFE, 31 de Julio de 2013  Los pedazos de metal, encontrados a unos 870 kilómetros al norte de Santiago, fueron subidos hace unos días a la superficie, desde el fondo marino y su hallazgo fue posible gracias a que un militar que participó en […]

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Support Chile40YearsOn: Briefing for national unions, branches and trades councils

  Chile 40 years on is a national network which seeks to raise awareness of what happened in Chile in 1973, recognise and celebrate the solidarity received by the British labour movement and link with current struggles     Background  This year marks the 40th anniversary of […]

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