Argentine General and 28 Others Sentenced to Life for Crimes against Humanity

Thousands gather to hear the historic sentencing for crimes against humanity outside the federal court in Cordoba, Argentina.

August 25, 2016

An Argentine court sentenced former General Luciano Benjamin Menendez to life in prison Thursday for crimes against humanity committed at secret Dirty War-era detention centers in the late 1970s, making a landmark step in the struggle for justice for human rights abuses during one of  the darkest chapters in the South American country’s history.  (more…)

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