Junta leaders found guilty of stealing babies

Two military leaders who ruled Argentina during its Dirty War have been found guilty of overseeing the systematic theft of babies from political prisoners.

At least 400 babies are thought to have been taken while their parents were being held in detention centres during military rule from 1979 to 1983.

The 11 defendants included former junta leaders Jorge Rafael Videla, 86, and Reynaldo Bignone, 84, and ex-navy officer Jorge Acosta — known as The Tiger.

They are already serving life sentences for previous human rights convictions — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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