Rachel Shippee

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Argentinians protest to legalize abortion

11/11/13 9:00pm

In Argentina, one of the most pressing issues in women’s rights is abortion. Those in favor of legalizing abortion are fighting for aborto legal, seguro y gratis (legalized, secure and free abortion). Sept.

Military officials face sentencing as victims are remembered at ESMA trials

9/16/13 10:34pm

BUENOS AIRES — Officials from Argentina’s past military regime face sentencing this week for crimes against humanity under the Escuela de Mecanica de la Armada (ESMA) trial. In 1976, a military junta, or military run government, seized power in Argentina and for the next seven years carried out the National Reorganization Process, a period of state terrorism against left-wing guerrillas, political activists and anyone believed to be associated with socialism.