Juan Gelman
March 17, 2005 11:00 AM   Subscribe

Juan Gelman. An Argentinian poet's search for remains of his daughter-in-law, kidnapped in Buenos Aires in 1976.
posted by plep (2 comments total)
Related :- the Vanished Gallery.
'In a coup on March 24, 1976, a military junta seized power in Argentina and went on a campaign to wipe out left-wing terrorism with terror far worse than the one they were combating. Between 1976 and 1983 - under military rule - thousands of people, most of them dissidents and innocent civilians unconnected with terrorism, were arrested and then vanished without a trace...'
posted by plep at 11:04 AM on March 17, 2005

The Etymology of Torture: "Drowning was much pleasanter than the activities on Happiness Avenue. It had an end."
posted by xowie at 11:16 AM on March 17, 2005

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