On November 25th, 1975 – high-ranking officials from several South American countries gathered for a meeting in Santiago with a dark agenda. It was then that Operation Condor was launched and military dictatorships were able to swap information to hunt down political opponents.
The plan got support from the United States at the time.
Now a historic trial for some of the decades-old crimes committed is now underway in Argentina.
CCTV’s Joel Richards reports from Buenos Aires.
Peter Kornbluh on Operation Condor
CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Peter Kornbluh. He is the author of “The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountability”.