Database of the Servicio Médico Legal (Legal Medical Service) and other sources which makes it possible to follow the trajectory of persons that were killed between September and December 1973. This database was elaborated by the ArchivosChile.org team from information obtained through the Transparency Law of the Forensic Medical Service and other sources indicated below.
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- The columns with black headings correspond to the data provided by the Forensic Medical Service.
- The columns with gray headings correspond to data from the Report of the National Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Rettig Report, 1991), the Report of the National Reparation and Reconciliation Corporation (1996) and the Report of the Advisory Commission for the Qualification of the Detained and Disappeared, Politically Executed and Victims of Political Imprisonment and Torture (2011). The data from the Rettig Report (1991 and 1996) are based on the book “Nunca Más en Chile. Síntesis corregida y actualizada del Informe Rettig”, published by the Chilean Human Rights Commission and Fundación Ideas, Editorial LOM, 1999.
- The columns with orange headings correspond to ArchivosChile. The column “Causa DH” (“Human Rights Case”) indicates the degree of certainty that the person is a victim of human rights violations, and the column “Causa Potencial DH” (“Potential Human Rights Cause”) explains the criteria for classifying them as “Potential” (Military Prosecutor; Firearm shot; Wound: type of gunshot wound; River: found in rivers or canals, among others).
- The column “Identificación informada por Registro Civil” (“Identification reported by the Civil Registry”) corresponds to the date of the official letter sent by the Civil Registry to the Forensic Medical Service confirming the identity of the deceased after analyzing the dactyloscopic records sent to that service from the morgue. In 1990-1991, by court order, the Civil Registry reviewed the dactyloscopic records of the NN and was able to confirm the identity of 22 of them. SOURCE: Civil Registry and Identification Service.
- The column “Desaparecidos identificados de Patio 29 y otros lugares” (“Disappeared identified from Patio 29 and other places”) corresponds to the cases of detainees-disappeared whose remains were found and their identities confirmed by the Forensic Medical Service as of 2009. SOURCE: Forensic Medical Service. Updated December 2011.
- The column “Cuerpo Sin Entrega” (“Undelivered Body”) corresponds to cases of confirmed politically executed persons whose remains have not been delivered or found. SOURCE: Agrupación de Familiares de Ejecutados Políticos.
- The column “Investigación judicial” (“Judicial Investigation”) indicates whether the case is under judicial investigation. SOURCES: Human Rights Observatory of the Universidad Diego Portales and the Communications Office of the Judicial Branch.