Horacio Pietragalla, the Minister of Human Rights of Argentina, emphasized the resistance of human rights organizations that have called for “impunity” for crimes committed during the end of dictatorship in democratic countries.
Madrid (European News).-Argentine Minister of Human Rights Horacio Pietragalla (Horacio Pietragalla) claimed on Tuesday that this is a Latin American country’s policy of “memory, truth and justice” towards the 1976 dictatorship proud”.
This was submitted as part of an event to mark the ESMA museum site (previously the Center for Secret Detention, Torture and Extermination), listed on the World Heritage List by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. American House.
Pietragalla stated that Argentina was “very happy” for the opportunity to be a candidate for the Naval Mechanical School. This is where crimes against humanity are committed-kidnappings, torture, disappearances, homicides, offensive integrity and theft of property. Extortion or theft, misappropriation of children held by their mothers, this is the framework of the national terrorist plan.
The Secretary of Human Rights of Argentina believes the final declaration of this museum as a UNESCO World Heritage Site would prove its “relevance”, in Argentina’s past and in the region. This will be a “precedent” for policy and help to continue setting an example. “Memory, Truth, and Justice”
He also stressed the resistance of human rights groups that called for the end to “impunity”, for crimes committed under dictatorships.
For her part, Alejandra Naftal, Executive Director of Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA, emphasized the “painful path” that Argentina took in those years to “recover lost dignity”, despite her Acknowledge that the “open wounds” in Latin American countries have not healed yet.”
However, he emphasized that there is an “almost unanimous” consensus in Argentina to defend the “never come again” culture, condemn crimes committed between 1976 and 1983, and at the same time defending the museum is the social contract of this solidarity. Express Argentine
Argentine. She believes memory is “extremely essential.” “We are all learning along the way, telling the truth fundamentally instead of hiding it. He said that we will keep moving forward even after so many years.
Ricardo Alfonsín, Argentine’s ambassador to Spain, also talked about the importance of memory. He emphasized that memory is not only related to the past, but also “very special” related to the present.
He believes memory does not have anything to do with “retaliation”, hatred, or ideology. It is, in fact, a “moral imperative”. He also urged Argentines to not forget the symbolic importance of the ESMA Remembrance museum.
Fernando Martínez López, Secretary of State for the Memory of Democracy in Spain, expressed his “appreciation” to those who are fighting for the return of democracy to Argentina, and assured that Spain is “very close” to the development of “such outstanding” projects Buenos Aires.
As he pointed out, this is a “place that attracts the memory of the international community” and pointed out that “the importance of respecting the victims and paying attention to the new totalitarianism”. “He represents all of our fight for democracy and human rights,” he said.