PINOCHET AND BISHOPS DISCUSS HR

Created: 6/27/1975

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OF MOHAN RIGHTS PRACTICES* WHICH THEHOPS SENT TO PRESIDENT AUQUSTQ PINOCHET POUO-ING THEIR CONPfcRENCE INOEL TA1.CA IN APRIL. SEE SANTIAGOEL6GRAHOPAy.)

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on human rights,

RIGHTS* ThE ECONOMIC SITUATION, *NU THkDUCATION

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subversive situation, nhich earlier justified harsh repressiveNaD BbKN overcome, but TNJ government mas still engaging in such METMOOS, THfcv said that TmbT MERfc PLkASEO that all StNJgA members of THE government HERE

het observed no exercise of christian spirit, furthermore* thet sam no true reconcilation

occurring In chus.

CONCfcAN OVER ASPECTS

OF THE GOVEhNHEnTiS ECONOMICPtCIFlCALLT MENTIONING THAT THE GOVERNMENTTO SE MQRK CONCERNED MlTM GIV|NQ REASSURANCES AND GUARANTEE.MPLOYERS THAN TO THE THET MAInTaInEO TMAT TmEPOLICY SiERS

i, PRESIOfcNT PINOCHET QKIGlN4Lb,r INTENDED TO REPLY IN

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HOWEVER. ANDTQUNE S3 THAT

!fSHMklBHE CONSIDERS TO BE HOST PRO-SOVERnHENT. 7.

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ADOEO SEVERAL IMPORTANT CRITICISMS "NOT

government, that mHILE there are differences

ISonviction immmmlmmwMcannot maintain silence

on MATTERS TO -hum IT is OPPOSED,)

9, bW^ -AS ahari tmerb been ABUSES of HUMANY THE DIRECTORATE OP NATIONAL INTELLIGENCEina) ( Hfi MaINTaUSDi NQMEV|ra THAT ACTION HAD seen ta<tN to EclMlNATe SUCH ACTIVITY AND THAT M| MAO PERSONALLY INVESTIGATED THO RECENT CHARGES of PRISONER* NfilNG TORTURED ANDCONVINCED THAT DINA HAS NOT GUILTY gp THE CRIMES CHARGED. referringaseEMBER of thk SOCIALIST PARTY <PS) "ho has ALLEGEDLY TORTURED BY UlNA and ESCAPED, TArTNG RVttjM in THE offices OF the COMMITTEE for PEACE, PlNOCHET^D^

THE COMMlTTtfeto ALlO-ERSONAL PHTSICIAN to examine the man.0 SO MOULD HAVE been THE

MOST CONCRETE MAY TO PROVE ThEHARGES AfiA'NST OINA,

Xi, VJ|TH REGARD TO TME PEACE COMMITTEE'S CHARGES THAT GUlLlERMOlLlTAN" Of ThE MOVEMENThe REVOLUTIONARY LEFTAD DUD OP INTERNAL INJURIESESULT OP TORTURE BY OINA. PINOCHET SAID THAT THESE CHARGE- HERE NOT SONNE OUT BY THE OFFICIALRESENTED TO ThE CRIMINAL COURT NT TM,MEDICAL INSTITUTE.

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THESTATED THAT HftRRERA DIEDLIT THROAT. APPARENTLY DUE TO SulCIOE.

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MtjHRER.eing MELD under HOUSE ARREST AT THE TIME OF ths incident,) comment ED '" "E

COULD NOT IMAGINE that DINA HOULD BE SO STUPID AS TO TAKE

A man TO THSOr his PARENTS TO TORTURE and KILL him.

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A. nd HERRERA CASES WERE PUBLICIZED IN THEUNE ISSUE OPMAGAZINE ASPLES OP DINA ABUSES OP HUMAN RIGHTS. WHILE OINA IS MUCH TO BLAMl POR its PRESENT image ano OirPICULTIES IN PLEADING INNOCENT. RECENTT ORHA TI ON is SHEDOINC DOUBT ON ths MOTIVES. ACTIVITIESaitt!LIT* Qf ThE PEACE CO mm IT tee*.

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RESSURING OR SCARING people INTO SEEKING AN EXAMPLE GIVEN IS that OP JUANEMBER OP THE UNITED POPULAR ACTION MOVEMENThoOTARIZED STATEMENT INO the ErrEcT that Hfi maU CONE TO THE COMMITTEE TO seek help INOB, BUT that THl twq PRIESTS MlTH whom HE spoke, PATHERS JUAN. CONVINCED him thatAPU MEMBER HE COulO NEVEROB ano

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MOULD ThCnCrORE MIL'IT INTO AN ENSASSV. hE TqOK ASYLUM BUT BECAUSE Hfi DID NOT MaNT TO LIAVI CHILE* HE ESCAPED MOM ThE EHSASST AND. AS Of THE Ttrrt Of HIS STATEMENT. HAS WORKING MIThOuT PROBLEMS.

B. THE ACTIVITIES Of THE COMMITTEE AND ONE Of ITS MOST PROMINENT MEMBERS. LUTHERAN BISHOP. HAVE BEEN AN IHPORTANT CAUSE Of THE RECENT SCHISMHE LUTHERANIN CHILE. ANDSORTED THAT THE LUTHERANS MERE PULLING OUT OP THE COMMITTEE. <JJ>

INIOH LEVEL PRELATE CONfIRMED TO AN EMBASSY OPflCER THAT THE COMMITTEE HAD COHNlTTffD -EXCESSES- SUCH AS ENCOURAGING CHILEANS TO TaKE aSYLUM, HE OPINED THAT SOME Of THE COMMITTEE'S PRIESTS ARE SO COMMITTED TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE THAT THEIR JUDGEMENT MAv BE HARPED. HE SAID THERE REDISPOSITION TO ACCEPT AS TRUTH ANTUTR AND ThaY THE COMMITTEE HAS BEEN TRICKED BY fAlSp INfORMERS",

OF TheCOMMITTEE'SDEPARTMENT. UHICH CCOBDINiTESM TME VARIOUS OPPOSITION POLITICAL PARTIES- EMBER OP TME MAPU AND HORKS CLOSELY WITH THE COMMUNIST PARTY OP CMU1 (PCCH). THIS REPORT ALSO CITED PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT COMPLAINTS ON TME COMMITTEE'S ROLE IN MELPINO ASYLEES.)

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