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2006-01-11 12:24:46

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A court upheld bail for former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet on Wednesday after seven weeks of house arrest in one human rights case, but stripped him of immunity from prosecution in another.

2006-01-09 15:14:39

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was granted bail on Monday after seven weeks of house arrest on charges related to the disappearance and presumed death of three leftists during his 17-year rule.

2006-01-02 13:45:12

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet remained under house arrest on Monday after a Chilean appeals court approved bail in connection with some human rights charges against him but did not rule on others.

2005-12-28 15:15:35

By Antonio de la Jara SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chilean police took mug shots and fingerprinted former ruler Augusto Pinochet on Wednesday over his indictment related to the murder and disappearance of leftist opponents under his dictatorship.

2005-12-26 12:33:24

By Antonio de la Jara SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chilean ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet lost a key appeal before the Supreme Court on Monday and must now face charges for the disappearance of leftists during his regime.

2005-12-07 10:39:40

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A Chilean court stripped ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet of immunity from prosecution on Wednesday so that he can face new human rights charges in 29 cases of people who disappeared during his 17-year rule and are presumed dead.

2005-11-24 15:25:22

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - One day before his 90th birthday, former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was under house arrest on Thursday and facing tax fraud and human rights charges in his toughest legal situation yet.

2005-11-24 13:21:58

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was indicted on Thursday for the second time in two days, this time for three disappearances that are a part of a 1974 human rights case.

2005-11-16 15:54:56

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chilean former dictator Augusto Pinochet told a judge he doesn't believe there were excesses during his 17-year rule, and if there were God would pardon him, a human rights lawyer said on Wednesday.

2005-10-19 11:09:14

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet of his immunity from prosecution on Wednesday so he can face charges of tax fraud involving an estimated $27 million in offshore accounts, a court source told Reuters.


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