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Chile / Human Rights #84323

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1983
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(Studio) Amnesty International reported accusing secret police in Chile of systematic torture of political prisoners; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Santiago, Chile) Increasing internal criticism of President Augusto Pinochet's regime examined; his overthrow of Salvador Allende recalled. Issue of open elecs., not scheduled for several years, discussed; Chile's unemployment since 1981 outlined on screen. Econ. factors affecting nation's political climate considered; increase in clashes between police and protesters noted. [Attorney Julio SUBERCASEAUX - speaks in Spanish.] Subercaseaux's concern over impending political crisis without move towards democracy noted; Pinochet's response reported.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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