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Chile: Further information on fear of total impunity / legal concern: Supreme Court rejects military petition to end legal proceedings on past human rights violations

, Index number: AMR 22/013/1996

On 31 October 1996, the Supreme Court of Justice rejected the petition made by the Militiary Prosecutor to instruct all appeal courts to close legal proceedings to human rights violations committed before March 1978, during the military government.

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