Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Latin America: Violations, Politics, and Prosecution

In many Latin American countries, former military officers are now facing charges of torture, murder, forced disappearance, and genocide committed under the dictatorships of the 1970s and 1980s. This book by Elin Skaar from Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, focusing on the key countries of Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, explores the complex relationship between executive politics and judicial action.

Tags: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Published Feb. 7, 2011 3:39 PM - Last modified May 10, 2019 11:00 PM