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December 30, 2005
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A Chilean judge ordered the arrest of a doctor accused of torturing children at a compound formed by ex-Nazis in the 1960s. Dr. Gisella Seewald, 74, is accused of torturing young Germans and Chileans trapped in Colonia Dignidad. Seewald is accused of collaborating with Colonia Dignidad leader Paul Schaeffer at the community clinic where, young people testified, they were given electric shock treatments and heavy doses of psychotropic drugs.

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