General Jorge Rafael Videla
Around the World in 8 Minutes: Argentines honor martyrs of coup

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the National Day of Remembrance in Argentina which marks the anniversary of the US-backed coup in 1976. We also look at the latest in the legal proceedings against Algerian journalist Khalid Drareni and the persecution of anti-racism activists in the United States

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

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

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