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Argentina

The National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons (1983-1984) was established to investigate human rights abuses committed during the military regime that ruled from 1976 to 1983 in Argentina. During this period,the military engaged in what was called the “Dirty War” suppressing suspected left-wing opponents. The Never Again (Nunca Más) report describes sexual torture against male detainees, including electric shocks applied to genitals and rape by insertion of objects into anus and penis.