Argentina rights activist to meet kidnapped grandson after 36 years

August 6, 2014 4:55 AM

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Argentina rights activist to meet kidnapped grandson after 36 years

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A leading human rights activist in Argentina will finally meet the grandson torn from her family 36 years ago when he was kidnapped by agents of the country's right-wing dictatorship.

Guido was born in 1978 to an imprisoned mother who was executed shortly afterwards by the junta that ruled the South American country from 1976 to 1983, in a case that has come to symbolize the struggle of families riven by the U.S.-backed dictatorship.

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