Truth and Partial Justice in Argentina: An Update

Human Rights Watch, 1991 - 91 páginas
"Update of a 1987 report calling for the prosecution of former military leaders during the Proceso"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

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Página 13 - Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic and Social Rights.
Página 72 - Laura) does not seem compatible with postponement of her blood family relationships, of the memory of her parents, of her cultural integration with legitimate relatives. At the same time, we must consider the right of parents and siblings of the disappeared to see the continuation of their family in the only child of those truncated young lives. " (quoted in "A Study about the Situation of Minor Children of Disappeared Persons who were Separated from their Parents and who are Claimed by Members of...
Página 87 - Velasquez Rodriguez Case. Judgment of July 29. 1988. Series C No. 4, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Organization of American States, San Jose, Costa Rica.
Página 5 - Pueblo (ERP), achieved impressive growth and by the mid-1970s posed a serious challenge to the capacity of the armed and security forces to maintain order. Even so, the number of their adherents and their public support never reached a level that would have made them serious contenders for power; nor did they come close to being able to overthrow the government by force of arms. In response to this serious threat, the security forces and right-wing elements within the government of Isabel...
Página 13 - President Alfonsin submitted to Congress legislation raising the penalties for torture, and making it a crime to take over the government by force of arms. The crime of organizing a military coup would not be subject to a statute of limitations, and its prosecution would take place no matter what actions might be taken by the de facto regime to ensure its impunity.
Página 59 - This Constitution, the laws of the Nation enacted by Congress in pursuance thereof, and treaties with foreign powers, are the supreme law of the Nation...
Página 40 - Argentina of the Inter- American Commission of Human Rights of the Organization of American States, an international body that a year later published a devastating report on human rights in Argentina.
Página 5 - Peron, were the reasons set forth for the coup of March 26, 1976, in which the commanders-in-chief of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force overthrew the elected government and instituted themselves as a Junta, and as the supreme power of the land. The Junta appointed General Jorge Rafael Videla, commander-in chief of the Army, as the president; dissolved the Congress; and replaced eighty percent of the judges. The Junta "suspended...

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