Argentine dictatorship
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

Social organizations condemn legal persecution of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo

Authorities had scheduled an audit of the archives of the association of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo on April 15. The organization claimed that this was a politically motivated attempt to illegally confiscate these historic archives that chronicle the brutalities of the Argentine dictatorship

In Argentina, over a million march in honor of victims of US-backed military dictatorship

On the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, over a million Argentinians mobilized to remember the 30,000 victims of the last military dictatorship in Argentina

Chicha Mariani, Argentine activist, who led the search for children abducted during dictatorship, dies

The 94-year-old died after 40 years of tireless search for her granddaughter, Clara Anahi, who was kidnapped when she was just a baby after a military operation in November 1976. She died without finding her

    × To Subscribe