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Chile shuts luxury jail for dictatorship criminals

September 27, 2013 • World News


Claudio Escobar holds up a sign that reads in Spanish “Justice. Nothing more. Nothing less” at a demonstration organized by human rights activists outside the Cordillera prison in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Chile’s president announced Thursday that he will close the Cordillera prison, a luxury prison for dictatorship-era military officials convicted of crimes against humanity, taking away their tennis courts, barbecues and a pool. (AP Photo/Luis Andres Henao)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile’s president announced Thursday that he will close a luxury prison for dictatorship-era military officials convicted of crimes against humanity, taking away their tennis courts, barbecues and a pool.

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