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Argentina: Jorge Rafael Videla, former head of state, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

2010-12-22, Cordoba, Argentina. A Cordoba Court sentenced Jorge Rafael Videla, 85, former Argentine dictator, to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity committed during his 1976–1981 regime when over 10’000 people were disappeared and killed. Mr. Rafael Videla was sentenced in 1985 to life in prison, however, was pardoned five years later by former President Carlos [...]
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