Human Rights in Argentina and Chile, Then and Now

Alberto Hinrichsen – Chilean academic and activist imprisoned in Argentina under Videla and who sought exile to the United Kingdom in the 1970s.

Vicky Grandon – Who volunteered for the Argentina Human Rights Campaign in the 1970s which raised awareness of the Argentina dictatorship's human rights abuses in the UK at the time.

Nick Caistor – Latin American Bureau and campaigner against the military dictatorship for the first incarnation of the Argentina Solidarity Campaign in the 1970s

Marcela Lopez Levy - ASC/LAB

To mark Argentina’s annual Memory, Truth and Justice Day (on the 24 March 1976 the military dictatorship began) ILAS, the Argentina Solidarity Campaign and the Argentina Research Network will jointly host a range of speakers reflecting on the human rights abuses, mass torture and Disappearances committed by the military dictatorships of the 1970s and 80s. The panel will also reflect and comment on more recent cases such as the illegal detention of activist Milagro Sala.

Speaker(s): 
Alberto Hinrichsen, Vicky Grandon, Nick Caistor, Marcela Lopez Levy
Event date: 
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 6:30pm
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