Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Argentina: Noche de los Lapices
32 years ago tonight was La Noche de los Lapices, the Night of the Pencils, in which a number of students and school kids from Buenos Aires were disappeared, tortured, and in most cases murdered by the Argentine police. Their crime? Demanding a reduced bus fare for young people.
You can watch a video of testimony by survivor Emilce Moler here (in Spanish), although warning, it takes a while to download.
(Image credit argentina.indymedia.org)