Dirty War
The Dirty War (Spanish: Guerra Sucia), also known as Process of National Reorganization (Spanish: Proceso de Reorganización Nacional or El Proceso), was the name used by the Argentine Military...
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Trial of the Juntas
The Trial of the Juntas (Spanish, Juicio a las Juntas) was the judicial trial of the members of the de facto military government that ruled Argentina during the dictatorship of the Proceso de Reorgani...
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Navy Petty-Officers School of Mechanics
The Navy School of Mechanics (in Spanish, Escuela de Mecánica de la Armada, commonly referred to by the acronym ESMA for Escuela Superior de Mecánica de la Armada), was an educational facility of the ...
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Theory of the two demons
The theory of the two demons (Spanish: Teoría de los dos demonios) is a rhetorical device used in Argentine political discourse to disqualify arguments that appear to morally equate violent politi...
Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo
The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Spanish: Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo) is an association of Argentine mothers whose children were "disappeared" during the Dirty War of the military dictato...
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Archivo Nacional de la Memoria
The Archivo Nacional de la Memoria (National Archive of Memory) is an archive set up by decree 1259/2003 of the president of Argentina Néstor Kirchner on 16 December 2003 to obtain and process data pe...
Enrique Gorriarán Merlo
Enrique Haroldo Gorriarán Merlo (18 October 1941 – 22 September 2006) was an Argentine guerrilla insurgency leader, born in San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Buenos Aires Province.His family was affiliated ...
Full stop law
The Full stop law, Ley de Punto Final, was passed by the National Congress of Argentina in 1986, three years after the end of the military dictatorship of the Proceso de Reorganización Nacional (1976 ...
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Memory Park
Memory Park is a public space situated in front of the Río de la Plata estuary in the northern end of the Belgrano section of Buenos Aires. It is a memorial to the victims of the 1976–83 militar...
Massacre of Margarita Belén
The Massacre of Margarita Belén took place during the Dirty War in Argentina. It involved the torture and execution of 22 Montoneros, some of whom were killed after surrendering and laying down their ...
Death flights
The death flights (Spanish: vuelos de la muerte) were a form of forced disappearance routinely practiced during the Argentine "Dirty War", begun by Admiral Luis María Mendía. Victims of death flig...
Galerías Pacífico
Galerías Pacífico (Pacific Gallery) is a shopping centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located at the intersection of Florida Street and Córdoba Avenue.
The Beaux Arts building was designed by the a...
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Law of Due Obedience
The Law of Due Obedience (Spanish: Ley de obediencia debida) was a law passed by the National Congress of Argentina after the end of the military dictatorship of the Proceso de Reorganización Naci...
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Argentine Anticommunist Alliance
The Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Spanish: Alianza Anticomunista Argentina, usually known as Triple A or AAA) was a far-right death squad founded in Argentina in 1973 and particularly active u...
Guerrillas and Generals
Guerrillas and Generals is a book written by American Paul H. Lewis. Its subject is the history of Argentina from the 1970s to some years ago. It talks about the Dirty War in Argentina and the trials ...
Operativo Independencia
Operativo Independencia (Spanish for "Operation Independence") was the code-name of the Argentine military operation in the Tucumán Province, started in 1975 to crush the ERP —Ejército Revolucionario ...
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San Patricio Church massacre
The San Patricio Church massacre was the murder of three priests and two seminarians of the Pallottine order on July 4, 1976, during the Dirty War, at St. Patrick’s Church, located in the Belgrano nei...
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Operation Charly
Operation Charly (Spanish: Operación Charly), was allegedly the code-name given to a program undertaken by the military establishment in Argentina with the objective of providing military and coun...
Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo
The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Spanish: Asociación Civil Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo) is a human rights organization with the goal of finding the children stolen and illegally adopted during ...
Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo - Wikipedia
Picana
The picana or picana electrica is a device used to give an electric shock during electrical torture.
The picana is a wand or prod that delivers a high voltage but low current electric shock to a t...
Falklands War
The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war...
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Night of the Pencils
The Night of the Pencils (in Spanish: La Noche de los Lápices), was a series of kidnappings and forced disappearances, followed by the torture, rape, and murder of a number of young students in Se...
Letelier assassination
The Letelier assassination refers to the September 21, 1976 car bombing, in Washington, D.C., of Orlando Letelier, a leading opponent of Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Letelier, who was livin...
Fatima Massacre
The Fatima massacre refers to an incident in Fátima, Buenos Aires, Argentina, where 30 drugged and illegally detained prisoners were shot and whose bodies were then dynamited on August 20, 1976.On Aug...
Movimiento Todos por la Patria
The Movimiento Todos por la Patria (MPT) was an Argentine Terrorist or "guerilla" movement active from 1974 to 1976, whose leader was the veteran terrorist Enrique Gorriarán Merlo. He was responsible ...
National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons
National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons (Spanish: Comisión Nacional sobre la Desaparición de Personas, CONADEP) was an Argentine organization created by President Raúl Alfonsín on 15 Decem...