Historic Sentence Against Pinochet Dictatorship Women’s Torture Center in Chile

A judge in Chile decided that sexual abuse committed by secret police officers represented "a specific form of violence against women".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Beatriz Bataszew was terrified when she heard what was going on in the basement of Venda Sexy (Sexy Blindfold). Hours earlier, on September 12th, 1974, she had been arrested by National Intelligence Directorate (DINA) agents, the secret police of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, who transferred her to that clandestine center installed in a two-story house in a middle-class sector of the . . .

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