Argentina allows officials to reveal state secrets in 'Dirty War' testimony Michael Sung at 11:38 AM ET
[JURIST] Argentine President Nestor Kirchner [official profile, in Spanish] Friday authorized officials to reveal state secrets concerning human rights violations that occurred during the infamous "Dirty War" [GlobalSecurity backgrounder; JURIST news archive] crackdown on dissidents between 1976 and 1983 that resulted in an official "missing" count of 13,000 people. A previous ban on past and present military, police, and other government officials had served as a pretext for officials to not testify before courts.
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