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 MARIA ISABEL JUY PETERSEN

She was a lively 19 year-old student of Economics at the University of Chile in Santiago. She was married to a student of Medicine who studied at the same university.

On the 20th December 1974 and while on her way to the university, she was arrested in the street by the secret police of the Army. Her husband had been arrested from the School of Medicine eight days earlier in front of all his fellow students.

Her parents submitted a habeas corpus (Recurso de Amparo) petition ten days after she was detained but the Chilean Court rejected their petition.

In July 1975, her name along with other 118 prisoners appeared in a Brazilian publication O'Dia, and an Argentine magazine, Lea stating that they were killed in armed encounters. Both these publications appeared only once, and the publishers could never be identified. This information was never verified by the Chilean Foreign Ministry nor accepted by these two countries.