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BREAKING NEWS ~ Chilean appeals court upholds Pinochet human rights charges, house arrest

[JURIST] AP is reporting that a Chilean court has upheld the indictment and house arrest of former president General Augusto Pinochet on human rights charges, according to a judge's announcement. BBC News has background on the appeal.

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