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Pinochet checks out of Clinic

The High Court's decision last Wednesday to grant General Augusto Pinochet diplomatic immunity on charges of genocide and torture drew responses of "betrayed by Britiain" from disbelieving crowds of Chilean exiles.

Pinochet prosecutors await next move in game of constitutional chess

The House of Lords will today adjudicate on the Crown Prosecution Service's appeal against its ruling last week that General Pinochet is immune from prosecution as a former head of state.

Pinochet detention recalls grim past

The ongoing picket outside the London Harley Street Clinic - where General Pinochet remains under armed detention - climaxed on Saturday when 400 protestors gathered in support of his extradition to Spain to face charges of murder and torture.

From Santiago to Southampton: A Chilean exile remembers

Rodrigo Sanchez came to England in the spring of 1976 to study Spanish at Southampton University. Having escaped General Augusto Pinochet's brutal regime, he was lucky to be alive.

General Augusto Pinochet of Chile arrested in London

Armed Metropolitan Police have arrested a startled General Augusto Pinochet of Chile pending an extradition order filed by two Spanish judges in connection with the deaths of Spanish nationals during his authoritarian rule.

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