Plaintiffs, the surviving family members
Victor Jara and his estate,commence this action against Lieutenant Barrientos for his responsibility for the arbitrarydetention, torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and extrajudicial killing
the Stadium on or about September
an action for compensatory and punitive damages for torts
international and domestic law. Plaintiffs in this action,
their individual capacities and
the personal representatives
Victor Jara, institute this action againstLieutenant Barrientos and seek damages for arbitrary detention, torture, cruel, inhuman anddegrading treatment or punishment, extrajudicial killing, and crimes against humanity.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
This Court has jurisdiction over Plaintiffs' claims
torture and extrajudicialkilling
1331, because the action arises under the TortureVictim Protection Act, Pub.
(1992) (codified at
U.S.C. §1350 note).
This Court also has jurisdiction pursuant
the Alien Tort Statute,
U.S.C. §1350, because Plaintiffs' claim
based on the actions
an alien for a tort committed inviolation
nations, namely arbitrary detention, torture, cruel, inhuman anddegrading treatment or punishment, extrajudicial killing, and crimes against humanity.
This Court has jurisdiction over Plaintiffs' claims for wrongful death,intentional infliction
emotional distress, false imprisonment and battery pursuant to
On information and belief, Lieutenant Barrientos
the UnitedStates and the Republic
Chile, and currently resides