Augusto Pinochet

Many believe that 200 people were murdered in the Pinochet coup, but this is a gross misunderstatement. There were so many decapitated bodies, in fact, that they formed a human dam in the river that runs through the Chilean capitol. Peter Kornbluh writes: "Pinochet had escaped all punishment for his actions which left thousands dead and Chile a bitterly divided nation." The victims were primarily leftists targeted for assassination..