Wednesday, June 15, 2005


The wheels of justice grind ever so slow. Argentina agrees to investigate the disappeared

Every time that killers are brought to justice, it deters future killers. Even if the justice comes late and strained too fine. In Argentina, murderers of 30,000 people walk the streets, until now with impunity. Wednesday, 15 June, 2005, 04:27 GMT 05:27 UK Argentine amnesty laws scrapped Some 30,000 people may have been killed during the Dirty War Argentina's Supreme Court has ruled that amnesty laws protecting former military officers are unconstitutional. The judgement clears the way for prosecutions of officials suspected of human rights abuses during military rule between 1976 and 1983.

At last, something resembling justice -- though nothing can ever bring back the victims.
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