Rulings on Sexual Crimes During Military Dictatorship in Argentina

Judge: "Historic reparations for the victims". Six defendants sentenced to life, four to 16, and 22 years in prison.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the Argentinean province of Santa Fe, a trial against several former members of the police force for crimes against humanity has reached its conclusion.

During the military dictatorship (1976-1983), the ten defendants were part of the staff of a secret torture facility run by the province's police in the country's third-largest city. Around 2,000 political opponents were illegally detained, tortured, and most of them murdered between 1976 and 1979.

Six of the accused have now been sentenced to life imprisonment, four to prison sentences between 16 and 22 years. Four . . .

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