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Instituto Espacio para la Memoria

Alternate Title Espacio Memoria
Creator Instituto Espacio para la Memoria (Argentina)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In Argentina
Geographic Focus Argentina
Subjects Political violence -- History; Human rights (General)
Summary Website of the organization, Espacio Memoria, formed by the federal government of Argentina and municipal government of Buenos Aires in 2004. Espacio Memoria is administered by a joint committee of government and non-governmental representatives, along with survivors and family members of victims of state-sponsored human rights violations. Espacio Memoria works in many areas related to human rights research and documentation, including the preservation of records and of information about physical sites associated with human rights violations in the 1970s-1980s in Argentina.
Languages Spanish