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Argentina: Former Ford workers sue the company over alleged complicity in torture, kidnappings of union members

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Author: Centro de Recursos sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Los siguientes son documentos legales y artículos referentes a la demanda presentada en Argentina contra Ford por ex-empleados que dicen que fueron secuestrados y torturados en las instalaciones de la empresa durante el régimen militar que gobernó Argentina entre 1976 y 1983.
- [DOC] Decisión de procurador en el caso criminal contra funcionarios de Ford por abusos cometidos durante la dictadura militar (1976-1983), 20 diciembre 2006
- [DOC] Declaración de los demandantes en el caso criminal contra operarios de Ford, Septiembre 2006
- [DOC] Presentación de los demandantes en el caso civil por daños contra Ford (sobre imprescriptibilidad de las acciones legales), Febrero 2006

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24 February 2006

Ford sued over Argentine abuses

Author: BBC News

Former workers of an Argentine Ford factory are suing the firm over what they say were serious abuses during the military rule of the 1970s and 80s. They say local managers conspired with the security forces to have union members taken to a detention centre on the premises, where they were tortured. Ford has in the past denied torture took place on its property.

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Author: Agence France-Presse

D'anciens syndicalistes ont déposé plainte contre le groupe automobile américain Ford pour complicité d'enlèvement pendant la dictature en Argentine (1976-83), a annoncé à la presse leur avocat, Tomas Ojea Quintana.

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