Family of slain Chilean folk singer Victor Jara file suit against his accused torturer and killer, with help from CJR


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Great News.

Obligatory Clash.


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So how did this hatchetman end up in Florida (and a naturalized citizen, at that, he isn't exactly hiding out). Was everything sufficiently uninvestigated that he was considered squeaky-clean when he came, or was he just one of our good, patriotic, opponents of communist infiltration?


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This is fascinating. I'm going to have to look more into how the legalities of this work. Would he be considered a war criminal? Is there some other way to nail him criminally, instead of just getting him with a civil lawsuit?


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Most certainly he went to living as any normal people. For decades the name of Jara's killers were publicly unknown and enjoyed freedon during the years of dictatorship, and a few more years afterwards.. It's just now, 30-40 years after the coup d'etat that Chile can prosecute some of these criminals.


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Please remember Victor Jara in the Santiago Stadium, es verdad, those Washington Bullets again.

The Clash making American kids aware of the politics of the US in Latin America.


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