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Encontrar congnados. / Encontrar adjetivos que describan a los chicxs, a la época...

Argentina marks 'Night of the Pencils' http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-14910859
They were young idealistic high school students who were unaware of what horrors they were about to
face: imprisonment, torture and, in some cases, death.
Thirty-five years ago, one of most notorious episodes of abuse committed during military rule in
Argentina took place - the abduction of 10 students by security forces in the city of La Plata near
Buenos Aires. On 16 and 17 September 1976, masked men raided their homes under cover of darkness,
taking them away to clandestine detention centres in what became known as the "Night of the Pencils".
Six were never seen again. Emilce Moler was one of four who survived the ordeal. "A group of armed
men stormed into my house looking for me. When I came out of my bedroom, in my nightclothes, they
seemed very surprised as I looked much younger than my 17 years," says Emilce.
Like most of the others, Emilce belonged to the students' union, which had links to an urban guerrilla
group known as the Montoneros. It is not clear what actually provoked their abduction. What is clear,
however, is that in the repressive atmosphere of the time, the military regarded them as subversives.
"We were taken to a clandestine detention centre called Arana, in La Plata, where we were made to
suffer the worst conditions a human being can bear. "They tortured us with profound sadism. I
remember being naked. I was just a fragile small girl of about 1.5m and weighed about 47kg, and I was
beaten senseless by what I judged was a huge man," says Emilce.
The abuse the students suffered became one of the emblematic events of the dictatorship that ruled
Argentina between 1976 to 1983. Their story was told in a 1986 film directed by Hector Olivera, called
The Night of the Pencils, regarded as a powerful depiction of events.
During military rule, an estimated 30,000 political dissidents were murdered by the security forces. It is
believed some 250 people under 18 years of age were among them. The Commission Against the
Disappearance of Persons (Conadep), which in 1984 carried out an inquiry into crimes against
humanity committed by the military government, found that some of the victims were as young as 13.
"I didn't do anything to survive and they certainly didn't do anything to die," Emilce says.

Encontrar congnados. /Encontrar adjetivos que describan a los chicxs, a la época...

Argentina marks 'Night of the Pencils' http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-14910859
They were young idealistic high school students who were unaware of what horrors they were about to
face: imprisonment, torture and, in some cases, death.
Thirty-five years ago, one of most notorious episodes of abuse committed during military rule in
Argentina took place - the abduction of 10 students by security forces in the city of La Plata near
Buenos Aires. On 16 and 17 September 1976, masked men raided their homes under cover of darkness,
taking them away to clandestine detention centres in what became known as the "Night of the Pencils".
Six were never seen again. Emilce Moler was one of four who survived the ordeal. "A group of armed
men stormed into my house looking for me. When I came out of my bedroom, in my nightclothes, they
seemed very surprised as I looked much younger than my 17 years," says Emilce.
Like most of the others, Emilce belonged to the students' union, which had links to an urban guerrilla
group known as the Montoneros. It is not clear what actually provoked their abduction. What is clear,
however, is that in the repressive atmosphere of the time, the military regarded them as subversives.
"We were taken to a clandestine detention centre called Arana, in La Plata, where we were made to
suffer the worst conditions a human being can bear. "They tortured us with profound sadism. I
remember being naked. I was just a fragile small girl of about 1.5m and weighed about 47kg, and I was
beaten senseless by what I judged was a huge man," says Emilce.
The abuse the students suffered became one of the emblematic events of the dictatorship that ruled
Argentina between 1976 to 1983. Their story was told in a 1986 film directed by Hector Olivera, called
The Night of the Pencils, regarded as a powerful depiction of events.
During military rule, an estimated 30,000 political dissidents were murdered by the security forces. It is
believed some 250 people under 18 years of age were among them. The Commission Against the
Disappearance of Persons (Conadep), which in 1984 carried out an inquiry into crimes against
humanity committed by the military government, found that some of the victims were as young as 13.
"I didn't do anything to survive and they certainly didn't do anything to die," Emilce says.