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A federal court has meted out 13 convictions in a trial for crimes against humanity committed in Córdoba from 1975 to 1978, including a life sentence.

The convictions relate to crimes committed at the illegal detention centers known as D2 …

Dictatorship-era repressor Miguel Etchecolatz’s house arrest has been revoked by the country’s highest criminal court, paving the way for his return to prison.

Etchecolatz, 88, has been convicted multiple times of crimes against humanity and is serving life sentences but …

The Argentine Synod announced yesterday that it will provide Federal Judge Sergio Torres with documentation containing information regarding 127 baptisms conducted between 1975 and 1984 in the chapel of the Escuela Mecánica de la Armada (commonly known as ESMA), the …

Repressor Luciano Benjamín Menéndez died today in Córdoba’s military hospital at the age of 90. The most convicted criminal of the last dictatorship, he was serving twelve consecutive life sentences and two 20-year ones, and died facing yet another trial …

The Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo are celebrating the identification of the 127th child of victims of forced disappearances during the last dictatorship.

The news comes not long after the identification of 126th child and the granting of house arrest …

The Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo organization has confirmed that they have found the child of Violeta Graciela Ortolani and Edgardo Roberto Garnier, who were disappeared during the last military dictatorship, bringing the number of grandchildren found by the Grandmothers …

29 members of the last military dictatorship were sentenced to life in prison yesterday, after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by the Fifth Federal Tribunal, in the so-called “ESMA trial.”

This was the longest judicial process in Argentine …

The two most visible leaders of the Grandmothers and Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo have been butting heads publicly over contrasting stances on what the relationship should look like between their respective organizations and the Macri administration. The social …

The U.S government handed over a series of newly declassified documents today, providing a more transparent view into the role the country played during Argentina’s last military dictatorship that took place between 1976 and 1983. US Ambassador to Argentina, Noah …

There was lots of excitement yesterday afternoon when the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo organization announced it had managed to locate yet another child of disappeared parents, fast dubbed “Grandchild 121.” The man, whose full identity has still not …