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LEONARDO  BETTANIN

News Organization: CONFIRMADO

Died: 1977

Location: ARGENTINA

Killed Jan. 2. He worked for the magazines Confirmado, Primera Plana and El Descamisado. The details and circumstances of his death are unknown. During the military regime of 1976 to 1983, thousands of Argentines, including journalists, were imprisoned, tortured and killed without trial. Many have never been found; they are called “the disappeared ones.”