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Uruguay - Truth, Justice, and Gender Inequality - Upstream Journal
Fifty years ago, Beatriz Benzano was a member of Uruguay’s militant leftist Tupamaros. The Tupamaros, made up predominately by middle-class youth, sought to redress the country’s rising rates of inflation, unemployment, and bureaucratic corruption through violent insurrection. In 1972, Benzano was captured by state forces and confined in Punta de Rieles Prison for four years. …