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Life under Pinochet: A cunning devil

11-09-2013 by Felix Media, Marianne Alfsen

After the 1973 coup in Chile, Ambassador Frode Nilsen dined with the military dictatorship’s highest-ranking officers. Behind their backs he smuggled dissidents to Norway.  Oslo, Norway, 25 June 2013: It is one of those moments when time seems to stop. A meeting between two men whose lives crossed dramatically almost four decades ago. “You helped me escape from Chile,” says Victor Hormazabal, 67, softly shaking Frode Nilsen’s hand. The former diplomat, now almost 90 years old, fights back tears as he realizes Victor is one of the hundreds he helped escape... » meer lezen

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