Thursday, January 21, 2016

Ex-military prosecutor to be tried in Chile

The Second Chamber of the Court of Appeals in Temuco, Chile, has ruled that Alfonso Podlech Michaud a former military prosecutor must stand trial for homicides committed in 1973. The deaths were a violation of human rights. Until now he had been treated as an accomplice rather than a direct perpetrator. Details (in Spanish) can be found here. The former prosecutor has been under house arrest.

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