Argentina’s Dictatorship Stands TrialBreaking News
In late June, the first trial, involving a police commissioner general named Miguel Etchecolatz, began here in the capital of Buenos Aires Province, less than an hour’s drive from the capital. With cameras rolling and winter light streaming through stained-glass windows in a belle époque ballroom at City Hall, witness after witness has told how Mr. Etchecolatz and the forces under his command ordered, supervised and then covered up kidnappings and torture sessions.
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Flor Mechain - 8/23/2006
It might be interesting to know that the possibility of judging these criminals appeared as the laws of forgiveness issued under Pt Carlos Menem, "ley de obediencia debida" (due obedience law) and "ley de punto final" (period law) were repealed recently.
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