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 Colonia Dignidad

Wednesday December 28, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
A German doctor is in custody after allegedly admitting she tortured a number of children at Colonia Dignidad, a secretive religious colony in Chile.

Wednesday October 12, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
30 Prisoners "Disappeared" By Pinochets Military Regime May Finally Be Found

Sunday June 19, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
The authorities in Chile searching for victims of Gen. Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship who are said to be buried at the enclave of a secretive, apocalyptic religious cult of German emigres have unearthed a large cache of weapons and intelligence files.

Friday June 17, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
Weapons Prove Colony’s Complicity During Dictatorship, Government Says

Thursday June 16, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean officials have discovered a cache of machine guns and rocket-launchers on the property of a secretive German cult, one of the biggest weapons finds in the South American country's history.

Monday May 16, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
VILLA BAVIERA, Chile - The disembodied voice of a woman speaking Spanish with a heavy German accent echoes from behind the one-way mirror at the guardhouse. "You can go in now," she says, and the white metal gates to Colonia Dignidad, the secretive paramilitary religious sect that took refuge here in the foothills of the Andes more than 40 years ago, slowly swing open.

Friday April 1, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
SANTIAGO - A Chilean judge has indicted five people who helped a German while he was hiding in Argentina as he faced numerous allegations of human rights abuses and sexual abuse in Chile, press reports said on Thursday.

Tuesday March 22, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
SANTIAGO, Chile, March 21 (Reuters) - Ex-cult leader Paul Schaefer, a German citizen accused of aiding the secret police during Chile's 1973-1990 military dictatorship, was charged on Monday in the disappearance of a second political prisoner and with sexually abusing 26 children.

Saturday March 19, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
SANTIAGO - A Chilean judge on Thursday indicted former Nazi soldier Paul Schaefer, leader and founder of the "Colonia Dignidad" cult and commune, in the disappearance of a leftist from the community.

Wednesday March 16, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
Former Nazi and cult leader Paul Schaefer has been questioned by a judge in Chile over the disappearance of a left-wing activist in 1974.

Monday March 14, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
SANTIAGO - The former head of a secretive German colony in southern Chile was flown to Santiago early Sunday after his arrest in Argentina.

Sunday March 13, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
Argentina is to deport a former Nazi to Chile, where he is wanted on charges of sexually abusing children.

Saturday March 12, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
A former Nazi and fugitive child abuser, Paul Schaefer, has been taken to hospital in Argentina, a day after his arrest ended eight years in hiding.

Colonia Dignidad:
VILLA BAVIERA, Chile (Reuters) - Members of a German-Chilean religious cult have celebrated the arrest of their ex-leader, a fugitive convicted as a paedophile.

Friday March 11, 2005
Colonia Dignidad:
German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer has hailed the arrest of former Nazi Paul Schaefer in Argentina, saying he hoped it would shed light on alleged child sex abuse at a shady sect he led in Chile.

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