The Crimes of the Last Dictatorship in Argentina and its Qualification as Genocide: A Historicization

  title={The Crimes of the Last Dictatorship in Argentina and its Qualification as Genocide: A Historicization},
  author={Emilio Crenzel},
  journal={Global Society},
  pages={365 - 381}
The last military dictatorship in Argentina was characterized by gross and systematic human rights violations. After the restoration of democracy in 1983, President Raúl Alfonsín put the military juntas on trial. Criminal prosecution of the abuses was later halted through laws and decrees. In 2003, under the Néstor Kirchner administration, the trials were resumed and some of the sentences incorporated the idea that the crimes had been committed in the framework of genocide. This article… 
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