Argentina: Living with Ghosts

The "disappeared" and charges of Nazism dog the military

Every Thursday afternoon the ritual of protest is repeated in front of Argentina's presidential Pink House in central Buenos Aires. A small group of women gather in the Plaza de Mayo under the watchful eyes of blue-uniformed police. There, for 30 minutes or so, the women walk in a large circle. There is no sound but their footsteps. Occasionally, the women may try to present a petition at the government building; almost always they are rebuffed. Then they disperse, returning to take up...

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