After 32 years delivering photos thrown into the sea disappeared
The documentation was held by the Human Rights Commission since 1979 and details the discovery of bodies in different beaches of Uruguay.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued today an Argentine judge about 130 photographs of the disappeared bodies found in different beaches of Uruguay between 1976 and 1979. 32 years ago that the material remained in the hands of Commission. They are victims of so-called "death flights" made ??by the military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983) , told Efe agency proceedings. The documentation also shows maps with references to the findings, as well as currents in the Rio de la Plata, which separates Buenos Aires to Montevideo. The IACHR executive secretary, Santiago Canton, give these to the federal judge Sergio Torres, who investigates crimes against humanity committed in the School of Naval Mechanics (ESMA) in Buenos Aires, where he worked most secret prison of the dictatorship. Dozens of detainees at the ESMA were dropped from military aircraft on the mouth of the Rio de la Plata on the Atlantic Ocean and the remains of several of them were found in Argentine and Uruguayan coasts, as reflected in prosecution of the so-called "death flights." The victims of these crimes are French nun Leonie Duquet and Argentina Azucena Villaflor, the founder of the humanitarian organization Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, whose remains were found buried as "NN" (unknown) in the cemetery of a town on the coast of the province of Buenos Aires. In May, Judge Torres issued the arrest and prosecution of three pilots from the Naval Prefecture (Coast Guard) , a former naval officer and a lawyer accused of participating in the "death flights", crime supported by the Adolfo Scilingo former Marine who is serving a sentence of 1,084 years in prison.
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