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Negotiating Truth, Justice, and Pardons Under the Concertación Governments of Aylwin 1990–1993 and Frei 1993—

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America

Published in print February 1997 | ISBN: 9780198280385
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598852 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198280386.003.0007

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 Negotiating Truth, Justice, and Pardons Under the Concertación Governments of Aylwin 1990–1993 and Frei 1993—

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In this second chapter of Part III of the book (Truth and Justice under Successor Democratic Regimes), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice were dealt with under democratic rule from 1990 to 1996 in Chile (the governments of Aylwin 1990–93 and of Frei 1993–96). The different sections of the chapter are: Introduction; Truth Telling in Chile: The Jewel in the Concertaciin’s Human Rights Crown; Releasing the Political Prisoners: Hostages to the Conflict over Justice; Reparations and Symbolic Justice by Individual Prosecution; The Frei Administration and the Continuing Struggle for Justice, 1993–96; and Conclusion.

Keywords: Aylwin; Chile; democratic regimes; Frei; human rights; individual prosecution; justice; release of political prisoners; reparation; successor democratic regimes; truth and justice; truth telling

Chapter.  15695 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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