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Argentina: Mothers of the disappeared demand justice on 40th anniversary 02:38

Argentina: Mothers of the disappeared demand justice on 40th anniversary

Argentina, Buenos Aires
May 1, 2017 at 01:38 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Argentinian human rights group, Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, demanded justice for those who disappeared during the military government of 1976 - 1983, as the association marked its 40th anniversary in Buenos Aires, Sunday.

The crowd, which was led by the grandmothers and mothers of the 'disappeared', gathered in front of the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in the Argentinian capital; there people paid tribute to those who were killed and vanished by staging a rally complete with a photographic exhibition. The protesters are demanding that the state archives to be opened so that a proper investigation can be conducted.

Human rights groups estimate around 30,000 people were killed during the seven year rule of the military government. One year after the government was established, mothers of the disappeared began gathering at Plaza de Mayo to demand the whereabouts of their missing children.

Argentina: Mothers of the disappeared demand justice on 40th anniversary 02:38
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The Argentinian human rights group, Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, demanded justice for those who disappeared during the military government of 1976 - 1983, as the association marked its 40th anniversary in Buenos Aires, Sunday.

The crowd, which was led by the grandmothers and mothers of the 'disappeared', gathered in front of the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in the Argentinian capital; there people paid tribute to those who were killed and vanished by staging a rally complete with a photographic exhibition. The protesters are demanding that the state archives to be opened so that a proper investigation can be conducted.

Human rights groups estimate around 30,000 people were killed during the seven year rule of the military government. One year after the government was established, mothers of the disappeared began gathering at Plaza de Mayo to demand the whereabouts of their missing children.

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