Friday, 29 August 2008

Argentina: Bussi and Menendez Sentenced

It's not such a good time to be a prominent human rights abuser in Argentina, and that has to be good for the rest of us.

Former Generals Bussi and Menendez were sentenced to life imprisonment.

Ex-generals convicted of killing Argentine Senator (Yahoo)

Condenan a perpetua a Bussi y a Menendez
(Clarin, also images above)

Meanwhile, Reynaldo Bignone, the last de facto President of the junta, has been remanded in custody to await trial on charges of illegal deprivation of liberty during the dictatorship.

Prision preventiva y embargo de 1 million de pesos para Bignone (Pagina/12)

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