Uruguay senate narrowly OKs measure to end amnesty for junta crimes, despite voters' approval
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Uruguay senate narrowly OKs measure to end amnesty for junta crimes, despite voters' approval

Montevideo : Uruguay | Apr 12, 2011 at 11:15 PM PDT
Source: Macleans
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A closely divided senate has passed legislation to overturn an amnesty for human rights crimes by the military during Uruguay's 1973-85 dictatorship, moving to overrule voters who upheld the law twice. The measure passed 16-15 late Tuesday after a 12-hour debate and now goes to the lower house for... FULL ARTICLE AT Macleans
 
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