REPORT THAT MEMBERS OF SOCIALIST PARTY (PS) ARRESTED IN JULY 72 WERE MEMBERS OF

Created: 7/27/1972

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1. ALL OF THE CHILEAN NATIONALS WHO WERE ARRESTED BY GOVERNMENT

SECURITY FORCES IN LATE2 FOR SUBVERSIVE AND CRIMINAL

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ACTIVITIES WERE CURRENT OR FORMER MEMBERS OF;THE SOCIALIST PARTY

CPS).ALTHOUGH THE CURRENT PS MEMBERS WERE EXPELLED FROM THE

PARTY THE DAY BEFORE THEIR ARREST AND INITIAL EFFORTS VERE MADE TO DENY(THEIR PS AFFILIATION, THIS TACTIC BECAME IMPOSSIBLE TO

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olicy ai thc present tike xs to avoid further

COMHElT ON'the affair.j| | ! [

2. THC arrested PS members represented THREE. factions of the, THE FOLLOWERS of acrlos altamirano, ps -secretaryHC 1rotskyist faction faction, WHICH IS led by ADONIS

r'Vojpii^io the army of rational! liberation (aw

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faction, which IS LED by rolando . for example, arturo hoffman, one of the leaders of THE extremist band, is REGARDED WITHIN ihe PARTYroskyist AND AS HAVING enjoyed THE confidence of THE PS central conii ee.arlos SAn'hARTIN HADRkASA, president of the banco espanol,ollower of alt am iramo. n[nr

he arrested extremists were memberss self-defense apparatus.)

MMCOMElTl the direct involvement of altamirano, sepulvedalder on is not known, but it is assumed that they vere indirectly involved with the extremistssi8ly generally

knovlcdgeable of their activities aid intentions. the foregoing

three .leaders are known to disapprove of thc "peaceful route"

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