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Pinochet movie stirs controversy in Chile
Families of those killed or 'disappeared' under military ruler call for documentary tribute to be banned.
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2012 14:58



Sympathisers of the former Chilean military ruler Augusto Pinochet plan to honour him at the screening of a new documentary this weekend.

But relatives of some of the thousands killed or "disappeared" under the late leader, who ruled Chile for 17 years after leading a coup in 1973, have called for the film to be banned.

Al Jazeera's Sophie Jackson reports.

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