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Prisoners of Conscience


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Four programmes about the abuse of human rights throughout the world.
William Beausire
In September 1973 the left-wing government of Chile, under President Allende, was violently overthrown by the Chilean armed forces. One year later, William Beausire , a British passport holder, fled the country for Europe. But en route in Argentina he was arrested, beaten up and subsequently returned to Chile, where he was held and tortured by the secret police.
Reporter John Morgan Written by ALAN JANES
Film editor ALAN LYGO Film cameraman DAVID WHITSON
Designer JANET BUDDEN Producer FRANK cox


Unknown: William Beausire
Unknown: William Beausire
Reporter: John Morgan
Written By: Alan Janes
Unknown: David Whitson
Designer: Janet Budden
Producer: Frank Cox
William Beausire: Richard Griffiths
Doctor: Lyndon Brook
Adriana: Alison Key
Mary Ann: Stacey Tendeter
The DINA: Robert Ashby
The DINA: Alan Downer
The DINA: Andrew Secombe
The DINA: Ian Redford
The SIFA: Andrew Robertson
The SIFA: Malcolm Reynolds
Man on boat: Bruce Bould
Airport policeman: Mike Mungarven

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Prisoners of Conscience

BBC Two England, 2 October 1981 21.25

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