Picture this: From a bird’s eye view, a car travels along a sunlit road, fringed with countryside. In the car, a family of three is smiling, relaxed, and enjoying the ride.
The mother puts on a CD, and all of a sudden the scene is ruptured by loud death metal, which only we the viewers can hear. The guttural soundtrack foreshadows the destiny of the family, which is to be kept hostage and tortured to death by two bored teens. Oblivious, the family’s still smiling.
Alerta! Alerta! Alerta que estan vivos
Todos los ideales de los desaparecidos…
Watch out! Watch out! Watch out those who are living
Watch out for all of the ideals of the ‘disappeared’….
Thursday afternoon, 3:30pm and las Madres de Plaza de Mayo have commenced weekly march in the central
If I ruled the world I’d do all the things you would do, like try to eradicate poverty, ensure social justice for all, and take care of the environment. But I run a radio station, so what I’d pay special attention to is media ownership
The death toll of Spain’s civil war and the subsequent forty-year dictatorship that ruled the country is still debated, but estimate figures rest between 150,000 and 200,000 people.
Many, if not most, of those bodies still lay in mass graves, unidentified, and those who participated in mass executions, street killings, and illegal imprisonment under Franco’s regime, received amnesty for their crimes.