ESMA Site Museum

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ESMA Site Museum - Former Clandestine Centre of Detention, Torture, and Extermination is part of the Tentative list of Argentina in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The ESMA Site Museum is a former Naval Academy which was used as a secret detention center during the Dirty War of military dictatorship. Between 1976 and 1983 it held kidnapped enemies to endure torture and illegal trials. In 2004 it has been turned into a museum as a testimony to human rights violations.

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Full Name
ESMA Site Museum - Former Clandestine Centre of Detention, Torture, and Extermination
Country
Argentina
Added
2017
Type
Cultural
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2017 Added to Tentative List

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