A Chilean judge has ordered former dictator Augusto Pinochet (profile from BBC News) to undergo psychiatric and neurological tests to determine whether he should stand trial on human rights charges.
Three doctors, picked by the judge, defense lawyers and lawyers for the victims' relatives, will examine Pinochet Thursday. As previously reported on JURIST's Paper Chase, Judge Juan Guzman questioned Pinochet Saturday about the disappearances of 24 dissidents while Pinochet was in power. AP has more.
Previously on JURIST's Paper Chase...
- Pinochet questioned about kidnappings
- Chilean judge to question Pinochet next week
- BREAKING NEWS ~ Pinochet stripped of immunity by Chilean Supreme Court
- Former Chilean dictator Pinochet says he regrets nothing, denies killings