Argentine dictatorship
19 former Argentine military officers convicted for crimes during dictatorship

During over seven years of military dictatorship, Argentine security forces kidnapped, tortured and disappeared over 30,000 people suspected of being left-wing activists

Argentina remembers 46th anniversary of the US-backed civic-military coup

This March 24, on the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, after a pause of two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of thousands of Argentines took to the streets across the country to pay homage to the victims of the last military dictatorship

Political crisis in Pakistan, Argentines honor coup victims and other stories

Today we look at Pakistan’s political scenario as PM Imran Khan faces a no-confidence motion, marches in Argentina to honour the victims of the coup, and more

Nora Cortiñas: The mother of all struggles

On the anniversary of the coup d’état which installed the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, ARG Medios spoke to Nora Cortiñas about waging resistance in the midst of brutal repression

Julio López, the shadow of Etchecolatz and the new forced disappearance in democracy

The disappearance of Jorge Julio López is a symbol of the impunity of the remnants of the dictatorship and particularly of the Buenos Aires police, who is once again suspected of being responsible for the death of Facundo Astudillo Castro.

Argentinians commemorate the 44th anniversary of the Night of the Pencils

The night of September 16, 1976, was one of the bloodiest night of the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, when a group of high school students were kidnapped and tortured by the state security forces

Forced disappearance in Argentina: The case of Facundo Astudillo Castro

Finally it was confirmed that the body that was found days back, is Facundo Astudillo Castro who was disappeared four months ago. Questions remain of how and where he died and all evidence points to police involvement

3 years after Santiago Maldonado’s disappearance, the pattern continues

Since March 19, when the COVID-19 lockdown was imposed, there have been two cases of forced disappearances in Argentina

Macri is further implicated in the case investigating an illegal spying network

Former Argentine president Mauricio Macri is eagerly watching the progress of a lawsuit in which 22 people were arrested on June 30, including former officials of his government, which links intelligence agents to political power

Argentines commemorate the victims of the US-backed military dictatorship

On the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, Argentines paid homage to the 30,000 victims of the last civic-military dictatorship from their homes and social networks due to the global COVID-19 pandemic

Elections in Argentina: End of a four-year neoliberal nightmare?

The elections today in Argentina could serve as another spark of hope for the continent, a strong rejection of the neoliberal model, militarization and subservience to imperialist interests

The Night of the Pencils

On September 16, 1976, ten high school students in La Plata, Argentina were kidnapped and brought to a clandestine torture center, only four survived