Focus – Uruguay: 50 years after the coup, the shadow of the dictatorship still hangs

Focus
Focus © France 24

On June 27, 1973, a coup overthrew power in Uruguay. A military dictatorship was then installed for 12 years. During this period, it is estimated that there were more than 6,000 political prisoners, for approximately three million inhabitants. The country now counts nearly 200 “desaparecidos” (the disappeared, in Spanish), Uruguayans kidnapped by the government to silence all opposition, and whose bodies have never been found. Fifty years later, the families want to know the fate of their missing loved ones. A report by Eléonore Vanel.

Related articles

Manjummel Boys: What happened to Ilayaraja? NOTICES EVEN IF RIGHTS ARE PURCHASED

Legendary music director Ilayaraja has been giving a series of shocks lately. It is known that Ilayaraja recently sent a legal notice to...

In April, the required gender wage gap was 8.33% in Ecuador

The April 2024 Multijob Index reveals a required salary gap according to gender 8.33% in favor of men, with an average requested salary of...

Naa Anveshana: ‘Give me one chance in the movie bro’.. my search YouTuber request

YouTuber Anvesh entertains the audience with his world tour by saying 'Player...Player'. Anvesh, who is very close to the Telugu audience through his...