There is absolutely no doubt that Pinochet ruled with a heavy hand. At the same time, during his rule, Chile performed an economic miracle. University students of economics now Chile's economic policies under Pinochet as a shining example of what can be done to improve a third-world economy.
Left Wing British Prime Minister Blair, who ordered arrest of Right-wing former Chilean leader Pinochet
For example, the Soviet Union killed people while Gorbachov was Premier. If Pinochet is to be arrested, why not Gorbachov?
Virginia Governor James Gilmore can feel relieved that the British courts have ruled that as head of State Pinochet is immune from arrest. Gilmore ordered the murder of Angel Francisco Breard last April. Gilmore was also involved in the kidnapping of my daughter, Shamema.
Arresting former leaders will discourage leaders from giving up power. For example, Virginia judges Lawrence Janow and Michael Gamble will never voluntarily leave judicial office, because as soon as they are no longer judges, they will go directly to jail.