The Case of Pinochet

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Background on the Pinochet Regime

THE MILITARY COUP
THE REIGN OF TERROR
INTERNAL PROTESTS OF PINOCHET'S REGIME
THE AFTERMATH
CHILE: PAST TO PRESENT
OTHER LINKS
Pinochet on Trial
SPAIN BEGINS LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST GENERAL PINOCHET FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN OCTOBER 1988
SPAIN ISSUES WARRANT FOR PINOCHET'S EXTRADITION AND ARREST
ENGLAND ENFORCES ARREST WARRANT UNDER ITS EXTRADITION ACT OF 1989 ON OCTOBER 16, 1988
ARREST WARRANT IS QUASHED ON OCTOBER 28, 1998 BY BRITISH HIGH COURT
DECISION BY HIGH COURT OVERRULED--ARREST IS UPHELD ON NOVEMBER 25, 1998
BRITAIN'S HIGHEST COURT DECIDES THAT PINOCHET DESERVES ANOTHER HEARING ON EXTRADITION, DECEMBER 17, 1998
HOUSE OF LORDS DETERMINES THAT PINOCHET CAN STAND TRIAL AS AN INDIVIDUAL, NOT A HEAD OF STATE, FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, ON JANUARY 18, 1999
Should the World Honor Pinochet's Immunity Status?
Yes, Pinochetís immunity status should be respected:
RESPECT FOR IMMUNITY
RESPECT FOR TERRITORIALITY
PEACE BASED ON FORGIVENESS
AMBIGUITY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
MAINTENACE OF CURRENT INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

No, Pinochetís immunity status should not be honored:

INAPPLICABLE IMMUNITY
RESPECT FOR BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS
ESTABLISHMENT OF A MORE CONCRETE INTERNATIONAL LAW
PEACE BASED ON JUSTICE

Prosecute & Punish... or Forgive & Forget?
THE BARRIER OF IMPUNITY
BEYOND RETRIBUTION
THE ROLE OF MEMORY
RECONCILIATION
JUSTICE
PROSECUTION AND THE PATH TO FORGIVENESS
A TIME TO FORGET
VOICES OF THE PINOCHETISTAS
What Does Pinochet Mean for International Law?
WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL LAW?
WHY HAS INTERNATIONAL LAW TRADITIONALLY LACKED AUTHORITY?
WHY IS THE ARREST OF PINOCHET SIGNIFICANT?
WHAT ARE THE HIGHER INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS OF STATE ACTORS?  WHAT ARE OBLIGATIONS ERGA OMNES?
HOW HAS PINOCHET VIOLATED INTERNATIONAL LAW?
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BACKGROUND ON THE PINOCHET REGIME
PINOCHET ON TRIAL
SHOULD THE WORLD HONOR PINOCHET'S IMMUNITY STATUS?
PROSECUTE & PUNISH... OR FORGIVE & FORGET?
WHAT DOES PINOCHET MEAN FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW?
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