Argentine 'Dirty War' Suspects Await Extradition After the end of Argentina's dictatorship in 1979, amnesty laws exempted the country's generals from being prosecuted for atrocities committed under their regime. But now 45 key figures in the period known as the "Dirty War" await extradition to Spain, where they will be tried on charges of genocide. Jerome Socolovsky reports.
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Argentine 'Dirty War' Suspects Await Extradition

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After the end of Argentina's dictatorship in 1979, amnesty laws exempted the country's generals from being prosecuted for atrocities committed under their regime. But now 45 key figures in the period known as the "Dirty War" await extradition to Spain, where they will be tried on charges of genocide. Jerome Socolovsky reports.