The case against Argentinean sugar company Ledesma

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Published on: 15 May 2012

As part of investigations into the complicity of the sugar company Ledesma in crimes of the military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), the Federal Court of Jujuy has summoned two businessmen for questioning…the current Director of Ledesma, Pedro Blaquier, and the former manager of the company, Alberto Lemos…The summons refers to the alleged responsibility of both for the unlawful deprivation of liberty of victims of the so-called night of the blackout (“Noche del Apagón”), in July 1976. In this incident, approximately 400 people, the majority trade unionists and employees of Ledesma, were taken in trucks, some bearing logos of the company. 55 people are still missing...

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