DIFFICULTIES BY DINA AND GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS ON HANDLING PRISONERS

Created: 1/23/1974

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MMMMMM JANUARYENERAL NILb ; LOF THERST ARMY DIVISION. ASSUMED COMMAND OF QF NATIONAL I . ' '

)REPQRTtD THE DIFFICULTIES DINA HAS HAVING

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IN GcTTING ORGANIZED AND STATED THAT FLOOD* HOULD ASSUME COMMAND OF DINA IN FEBRUARY. THE DATE HAT HAVE BEEN PUSHED AHEAD BECAUSE OF THt PROBLEMS IN DI

OF THE MAIN PRCdLEMS IN OlNA IS THE LACK INTELLIGENCE TRAINING FOR DINA PERSONNEL. ACK OF INTERNALN. HAS CAUSED DINa INCIDENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN THE SOURCETO THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE, THE MOST IS THE ARREST OF PERSONS BY LOWER ECHELON HEMBERS AND THE SU3SE3UENT CEhlAL OP THEIR ARREST BY DINA -ELL AS BY THE MINISF DEFENSE. WHEN DINADISCOVER THATERSON HAS T BEEN ARRES'ED. OF DEFENSE IS THEN FORCED TO RETRACT ITS OENlAL.

a RESULT Or INCIDENTS SUCH AS THOSE CAUSED BYALSO TO EASE THE CONCERN OF THE UNITED NATIONSHUMAN RIGHTS. GENERAL AuGUSTO PINOCHET. THE JUNTA. iNSThuCTkD THE MINISTER OP DEFENSE TO ISSUEPROVIDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR ThE HANDLING OFCIRCULAR WAS ISSUED ONANUARY AND PROHIBITSFROM HOLDING PHJSQNERS WITHIN THEIR BASES UNLESS THE

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PRISONER ERVICEMAN FROH THE PARTICULAR BASE OR HE IS SENT ASEINISTER OF DEFENSE. IT ALSO PROHIBITSUSE OF TORTURE OR ANY OTHER OEEO AGAINST THE HUMAN RIGHTSRISONER AND STATES THAT; THE MINISTER OF DEFENSE MUST BE ADVISED WITHINOURS 0- THE ARREST OF ANY PERSON,

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