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The case of Argentina is particularly interesting in the study of state criminality for at least two reasons. On the one hand, it offers a typical example of state terror, as witnessed under the military government between 1976 and 1983, which claimed 30,000 lives—allegedly with U.S., French and Church support. The terror exercised by the... Read more »
Israel (and the Occupied Palestinian Territories)
The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza which commenced in 1967, constitutes one of the most persistent and contentious examples of state violence. Human rights organisations continue to express concern regarding the policies and practices of the occupation, including the regular use of arbitrary arrest and detention, extrajudicial assassinations, torture, the use of... Read more »
In the spring of 1994, the impoverished country of Rwanda, hitherto unknown to wider society, suddenly became international front-page news with the outbreak of state sponsored genocide. Rwanda is a small, rural, landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of central Africa with few natural resources and minimal industry, primary exports being that of coffee... Read more »