Thursday, October 27, 2011

Argentina court sentences military officers for roles in notorious torture center

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In Argentina, a federal court sentenced 12 former military officers to life in prison for crimes against humanity carried out at the ESMA Navy Mechanics School, which became one of Latin America’s most notorious torture-centers. More than 30,000 people were secretly imprisoned and executed during Argentina’s bloody dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. FSRN’s Marie Trigona reports from Buenos Aires.

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