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Tag: Alejandro Ariel Ferreira

  • Tuesday, March 7th 2023 - 10:08 UTC

    Uruguayan torturer convicted beyond prosecutor's request

    Ferreira has been under house arrest since March 2020

    Former Uruguayan military officer Alejandro Ariel Ferreira has been sentenced to 9 years in jail for torture and crimes against humanity at the clandestine detention center known as “Los Vagones” during the 1973-1985 military regime, it was announced Monday. It was the first conviction by oral and public trial for crimes against humanity through the new criminal code and the first ruling for a crime under international law.