Military dictatorship of Argentina
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

Why should the Argentine government take over Vicentin?

Argentina’s elite has waged strong resistance to the possible state takeover of the Vicentin Agroindustrial Group, ignoring how this could contribute towards food sovereignty and help Argentina deal its foreign debt crisis

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We also take a look at the march in Argentina commemorating forty-three years of the Night of the Pencils

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

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

Argentines bid farewell to anarchist activist and writer Osvaldo Bayer

His work, his words, the examples he set, will continue to inspire people to build a more just world

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