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Life under Pinochet: A cunning devil

Headline Title:  A cunning devil 21 August 2013   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 General Augusto Pinochet’s torturers and executioners after the 1973 coup. Known for his keen interest in each individual he helped, Frode is visibly…

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