Argentina on Tuesday commemorated victims of the 1976 and 1983 coups while the country is under a lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Preventive and compulsory isolation prevents us from marching today to take care of us. But it doesn’t stop us from remembering,” President Alberto Fernandez said on Twitter. “This March 24, from our houses, we still lift handkerchiefs for memory, truth and justice.”
Fernandez underlined that history will not repeat itself, saying: “Nevermore.”
The day is recognized by the government as the National Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice for the commemoration of victims of “the