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Wed 21 May 2014 12:24 PM

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Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’

Hundreds of people in Uruguay have marched through Motevideo’s streets for the 19th March of Silence. The annual event calls for justice for those who disappeared during the country’s last military dictatorship between 1973 and 1985.

Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
Luisa Cuesta (C), whose son disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay, leads the 19th March of Silence to demand justice, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica (C R)--who is 79 today-- and First Lady and Senator Lucia Topolansky (C L) march during the 19th March of Silence, to demand justice for those disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
Hundreds of people march during the 19th March of Silence to demand justice for those disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
French judge and Human Rights expert Louis Joinet (C) takes part in the 19th March of Silence, to demand justice for those disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
Hundreds of people march during the 19th March of Silence to demand justice for those disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica (C R)--who is 79 today-- and First Lady and Senator Lucia Topolansky (C L) march during the 19th March of Silence, to demand justice for those disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
Uruguayans march for ‘disappeared’
Uruguayan activist Luisa Cuesta --whose son disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1973-1985) in Uruguay - arrives to take part in the 19th March of Silence to demand justice, in Montevideo on May 20, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)