Thursday, December 22, 2011

Agentina heading down the slippery slope to authoritarianism?

Human rights groups and legal experts are concerned that a law passed by the Argentine Congress in the early hours of Thursday morning to crack down on terrorism could be used to criminalise social protest.
Read the rest at IPS
Anti-Terrorism Law Upsets Harmony Between Government and Activists
By Marcela Valente

The authoritarian disease seems to be contagious.

Moreover, Argentina has a history of being a police state and still has a hangover from the seven year dictatorship.

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