The torturer of former President Bachelet's father died.
The court document specified that "there was a direct and obvious relationship between the death of the victim and his last interrogation since this is what ultimately triggered the decompensation of his heart pathology, secondary to a previous physical and mental stress. Alberto Bachelet, a general who worked with the socialist President Salvador Allende , died in jail in the capital, Santiago, where he had been periodically transferred to and subsequently tortured.
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After being accused of "treason to the homeland" and imprisoned, Bachelet died in , as a result of the torture that his own comrades-in-arms inflicted on him at the Air War Academy AGA where he was detained following the bloody coup. Partisan girl remembers.
The film has brought her a new friend in its screenwriter, Frank Cottrell Boyce, who spent a lot of time with Eric while he was putting the script together. View Comments. WordPress Admin. She visited him in jail, certain that the injustice would quickly be rectified. Chinese state media reports have instead shown and described comfortable accommodation and fun activities.
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The United Nations estimates as many as one million Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking and primarily Muslim minority, have been forced into internment camps, where they undergo political indoctrination and abuse. B eijing has come under fire from activists, academics and foreign governments for its mass detention and surveillance of Uighurs. The US has been the most vocal critic, and there is no sign that Washington will back down even with significant trade tensions ahead of a major meeting between Donald Trump, US president, and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping at the G20 in Argentina later this week.
Two weeks ago, US politicians introduced legislation urging the White House to consider sanctions against Chinese officials responsible for the ongoing crackdown and to halt the sale of US technology to China that could potentially be used for surveillance. Chinese state media reports have instead shown and described comfortable accommodation and fun activities.
Still, a growing body of evidence from satellite imagery of camp expansions to chilling accounts from former detainees paint a different picture. Since , Ms Tursun, who was born in Xinjiang, has been detained three times by Chinese authorities. The first time, she was dragged straight to a detention centre from the airport upon returning to China from Egypt, where she was studying English and lived with her Chinese husband.
Her three infant children were separated from her, and one later died. S he would again be detained two more times, recalling interrogations that went on for days and sometimes involved an electric chair, being stripped naked and searched by male and female officials , forced to take unidentified drugs that caused her to blackout, made to sing songs that praise the Communist Party, and told often that being Uighur was a crime.
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