March 13, 2013
by Sarah Posner
An Argentine court in Buenos Aires sentenced former military general Reynaldo Bignone on Tuesday to life in prison for crimes against humanity committed during the nation's 1976-1983 "Dirty War". In addition, the 85-year-old general is serving other jail sentences for related crimes committed ...[read more]
March 8, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On March 8, 2007, an Argentine federal judge ordered former president Reynaldo Bignone arrested for his alleged role in disappearances and human rights abuses during Argentina's 1976-83 "Dirty War." Judge Alberto Suarez Araujo ordered Bignone's arrest as part of an investigation into alleged human ...[read more]
March 1, 2011
by Aman Kakar
An Argentine court on Monday commenced the trial of former dictators Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone for allegedly overseeing a systematic plan to steal babies born to political prisoners during the nation's 1976-1983 "Dirty War". The two are accused in 34 separate cases of infants who were ...[read more]
April 21, 2010
by Tara Tighe
A federal court in Argentina on Tuesday sentenced former president and military general Reynaldo Bignone to 25 years in prison for human rights abuses during the 1976-83 Dirty War. Bignone served as de facto president from 1982 to 1983 and represents the last dictator to hold power duri... ...[read more]
November 3, 2009
by Steve Dotterer
Former Argentine president and general Reynaldo Bignone went on trial Monday for crimes against humanity allegedly perpetrated during Argentina's 1976-83 Dirty War. The allegations, which include illegal arrest, torture, and killing of dissidents, stem from the 56 confirmed cases of... ...[read more]
April 24, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
An Argentine judge ruled Monday that former Argentine President Reynaldo Bignone should stand trial for the kidnapping of children of dissidents killed during Argentina's 1976-83 Dirty War. The children were allegedly given new identities after their kidnappings. Bignone also faces... ...[read more]
March 22, 2007
by James M Yoch Jr
Argentine federal Judge Alberto Suarez Araujo ruled Wednesday that former president Reynaldo Bignone will face criminal charges for his alleged role in disappearances and human rights abuses during Argentina's 1976-83 Dirty War. According Araujo's spokesperson, Bignone faces pro... ...[read more]
March 9, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A federal judge in Argentina Thursday ordered former president Reynaldo Bignone arrested for his alleged role in disappearances and human rights abuses during Argentina's 1976-83 Dirty War. Judge Alberto Suarez Araujo ordered Bignone's arrest as part of an investigation into alle... ...[read more]

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