The week that begins this Monday, December 19, the last hearings of the year will take place for some trials for crimes against humanity committed during the civic-military dictatorship.
On Monday at 9 in the city of Rosario, the fourth section of the so-called Guerrieri mega-cause will continue, which investigates crimes committed in Greater Rosario, in the circuit of six clandestine detention centers that were under the operational command of the II Army Corps , and in which 17 defendants who acted to the detriment of 116 people are being tried.
Besides, at 9 in Mar del Plata, hearing 23 will take place, the last of the year, in the trial for the cause “La Huerta” for crimes committed to the detriment of 70 people in the cities of Tandil, Azul, Saladillo and surroundings and that it has 18 defendants, including civilians Emilio and Julio Méndez, who were convicted in 2012, but acquitted by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation.
This Wednesday, from 9 o’clock before the Federal Oral Court 2 of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, the testimonials will continue in the trial of six defendants for crimes committed in the circuit of clandestine detention centers Atlético-Banco-Olimpo (ABO) to the detriment of 382 victims
Also on Monday, starting at 10, it will continue in the City of Buenos Aires, the trial of Adolfo Miguel Donda Tigelmember of the Task Force that worked at ESMA, for the retention and concealment of his niece, the current head of INADI, Victoria Donda Pérez, born and abducted during captivity in that clandestine detention center of her father, José Laureano Donda, and her mother, María Hilda Pérez, both disappeared.
This Tuesday, from 8:30 a.m., the testimonial hearing 91 of the “Brigades” trial for crimes committed in clandestine detention centers will take place Well of Banfield, Well of Quilmes and “El Infierno” of Lanús and in which 16 repressors are tried for the torture, homicides and concealment of minors to the detriment of 419 victims housed in those three centers.
On Wednesday, from 9 o’clock before the Federal Oral Court 2 of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, the testimonials will continue in the trial of six defendants for crimes committed in the circuit of clandestine detention centers Atlético-Banco-Olimpo (ABO) to the detriment of 382 victims.
This Wednesday, starting at 12:30 p.m. in San Juan, the mega-trial that will try former members of the security forces and former federal prosecutor Juan Carlos Yanello, accused of participating in aggravated homicide, abusive deprivation of liberty, aggravated torture, robbery and rape, will continue. when he held the position of first instance prosecutor in the Federal Justice
In addition, from 9:30 a.m., the defense argument will be developed in the “Esma VI-Sandoval” trial, whose sole defendant is the former Federal Police officer and repressor of ESMA Mario “Churrasco” Sandoval, extradited from France three years agofor the illegitimate deprivation of liberty and the torment suffered by the architecture student and militant of the Peronist University Youth, Hernán Abriata, who has disappeared since October 1976.
Also this Wednesday, starting at 12:30 in San Juan, the mega-trial that tries former members of the security forces and former federal prosecutor Juan Carlos Yanelloaccused of being a participant in aggravated homicide, abusive deprivation of liberty, aggravated torture, robbery and rape when he held the position of first instance prosecutor in Federal Justice.
On Thursday, from 9 in Bahía Blanca, a new testimonial hearing will take place within the framework of the 8th. trial that takes place in this city, this time for the Megacause Zone 5 in which 37 defendants are tried for crimes of illegal deprivation of liberty, torment, homicide and crimes against sexual integrity to the detriment of 334 victims, acts perpetrated in the jurisdiction of the V Army Corps.
Also Thursday, from 1:00 p.m. in Mendozathe arguments of the defenses, both official and private, will be developed in the trial “Intelligence Detachment 144 and Air Force” which addresses the criminal responsibility of twenty defendants, mostly members of the Army and the Air Force, for crimes against humanity perpetrated against 107 victims, of whom 61 were disappeared and three executed.