Former Ford Executives In Argentina Convicted Of Kidnapping, Torturing Employees


Two former executives of a local Ford Motor Co plant have been convicted for human rights crimes over the abduction and torture of company workers during Argentina’s 1976-83 dictatorship in a historic judgment, The Guardian reports. Although nearly 1,000 former military officers have been imprisoned over crimes committed under military rule, Tuesday’s verdict in a Buenos Aires court marked the first time executives of a foreign company have been convicted. Former Ford executive Pedro Müller, 86, and Héctor Sibila, 90, a former Ford security manager, were sentenced to 10 and 12 years, respectively, for the kidnapping and torture of 24 employees at Ford’s General Pacheco plant outside…

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CIA Director Gina Haspel To Brief House Leaders On Khashoggi Murder Wednesday

One week after stirring up controversy on the Senate side of Capitol Hill, CIA Director Gina Haspel will brief House leaders Wednesday concerning what U.S. intelligence knows about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, three people familiar with the briefing tell NBC News. The Khashoggi briefing, the report said, comes […]