Pinochet's army successor declares arrest 'unacceptable'

A summit of Chile's security forces chiefs have met in Santiago to discuss their former commander's continuing detainment in London.

Pinochet draws parallels with another 'dirty war' commander

Britain's record on responding to other countries' requests to hand over human rights abusers is blemished by the case of Alfredo Astiz of the Argentinean army.

Brits warned away as unrest continues in Santiago

The foreign office has advised Britons on holiday or residing in Chile to keep a low profile and avoid areas of political activity and prominent public places, whilst General Pinochet remains under arrest in London.

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.

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.

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.

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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