Argentina’s Military Dictatorship – A New Generation Confronts the Atrocities


Deutsche Welle reports: How do the sons and daughters of a dictator’s henchmen deal with the crimes of their fathers? In Argentina, the children of brutal torturers and murderers are speaking out about their parents’ atrocities. During Argentina’s military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983, some 30,000 political dissidents were murdered. Decades later, the trauma of that period still reverberates through Argentinian society. Recently, a growing number of the sons and daughters of the military junta’s torturers and murderers have decided to break the silence in their families and take to the streets.

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