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Uki Goñi

Argentinian journalist who chronicled the disappearance of dissidents under 1976-1983 military dictatorship

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Uki Goñi is an Argentine author and journalist who reported on the disappearance of thousands of young political opponents of the military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. Under the dictatorship, Goñi was a journalist at the Buenos Aires Herald, the only newspaper in the country that refused to be silenced by the regime. He is also known for uncovering the role of the Argentinian, Swiss, and Vatican authorities in facilitating the escape of Nazi war criminals from Europe after World War II. He is the author of “The Real Odessa: Smuggling the Nazis to Perón’s Argentina.”