Chilean President Bachelet shows deep emotion at human rights event

Chilean President Bachelet shows deep emotion at human rights event
 

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet recalled with deep emotion the torture of her father and in a public appearance on Friday recognised the role of the state in human rights violations during the country's 1973-1990 military dictatorship.
Bachelet was attending a public act of recognition in Santiago after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2015 found against the Chilean state for denying justice to 12 members of the air force.
The 12 had faced a "war council" after being associated with opposition to the 1973 coup by General Augusto Pinochet, an event that still has... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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