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The idea of international justice is a very broad and confusing one Many cases involving international law are complex and raise many questions about what is just and what is unjust One such example is the case of Augusto Pinochet Pinochets trial has created great controversy Many believe that his sudden arrest was unfair Others believe that his arrest was unfair due to the fact that the countries prosecuting him were indifferent bystanders It is clear that the arrest and possible trial of Pinochet is unjust due to these and many other arguable points Pinochets military commanders on the other hand have committed many horrible acts of violence One in particular General Manuel Contreras has been involved in bombings torture and murder Pinochet is being prosecuted on irrelevant grounds while his military commanders are very much responsible for their horrific actions When Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London last October it was more than twenty-five years after he came into power British authorities arrested him on the request of a Spanish magistrate who wants Pinochet prosecuted for the abuse of Chilean nationals His arrest was completely unexpected He had a diplomatic passport on a Chilean arms purchasing mission Pinochet had no idea that he could be arrested because no previous head of state had ever been tried in this manner Pinochet is also being held responsible for offences committed by the Chilean police even if Pinochet himself was not aware of the police brutality Contreras was the mastermind behind many projects and missions whose main goal was to hunt down leftist enemies It was his secret police that killed more than two thousand union leaders and leftists and disposed of the bodies either in the Pacific or buried in mass graves in northern Chile Contreras also organized Operation Condor which was a secret plan involving many South American countries This project involved hunting down leftist enemies escorting them across international borders and
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