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In pictures: General Augusto Pinochet

Repression of opponents of the Pinochet regime peaked in the early years, though it remained a tool of the government throughout its tenure, particularly at times when economic depression prompted protests.

A 1996 report blamed the regime for more than 3,000 confirmed deaths and disappearances, and later another report documented claims of torture by nearly 30,000 people. Mass graves continue to be found. Here, years later, a woman kisses the recently identified skull of her brother.

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