ESMA Museum

ESMA (Army School of Mechanics) had a very dark purpose during the 1976 – 1983 Military Dictatorship as it functioned as a detention, torture and extermination centre. It was turned into a Memorial museum where human rights are promoted and defended in the year 2004.

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