Tabare Vazquez must tackle the unresolved matter of accountability for dictatorship crimes in Uruguay.
Dr Francesca Lessa is a postdoctoral researcher at the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford, specialising on issues of justice and human ... rights in Argentina and Uruguay.
Activists in Uruguay remain hopeful, despite enormous challenges, that justice will be served to dictatorship victims.
As memorials for victims of state violence face challenges, the state needs to step in to support them.
Uruguay continues to struggle with its dictatorial past.
It’s time for Uruguay to make the anniversary of the military coup a national day of remembrance.
Uruguayan judges and prosecutors begin to defy the Supreme Court of Justice’s closure of human rights investigations.
The Plan Condor trial has reverberations beyond Argentina, offering the opportunity of justice denied to many victims.
Judge Mariana Mota’s transfer shows that the country’s culture of impunity for the crimes of dictatorship still endures.