Operation Condor

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Argentina Sentences Last Dictator, 14 Others

They took part in 6-country conspiracy to kidnap dissidents

(Newser) - Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes on Friday, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and forcibly disappear people across international borders. The covert operation was launched in... More »

Warrants May Shed Light on South American Dirty War

Governments colluded to murder adversaries

(Newser) - An Italian judge has issued arrest warrants for nearly 150 people in Latin America accused of helping their governments hunt down and kill leftist opponents in the 1970s. The warrants could shed new light on the so-called Operation Condor, an extraordinary scheme in which South American governments cooperated with each... More »

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