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  • Saturday, February 16th 2013 - 21:24 UTC

    Human right activists in Uruguay storm the Supreme Court to protest judge’s transfer

    The controversial magistrate Motta abandons the Supreme Court

    The Uruguayan police evicted dozens of protestors that during three hours occupied the seat of the Supreme Court to impede the transfer of a magistrate, closely linked to human rights cases, from the criminal to the civil forum. Magistrate Mariana Mota has dealt with some of Uruguay’s most notorious human rights cases dating back to the twelve years of military dictatorship, (1973/1985).