Elin Skaar, "Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Latin America: Violations, Politics, and Prosecution"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0230617492 | 316 pages | PDF | 9,2 MB
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. Why is this happening now, years after the transition to democracy? And why are courts in some countries leading the way?