All three are already serving jail sentences for other abuses under their regimes. Estela de Carlotto of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo praised the sentences.
Estela de Carlotto: *”This is justice. It has arrived. Remember that we started in 1996, and at that moment we didn’t know whether or not we would ever arrive at this moment and see it in our lifetime. And I think it’s healing for all society to know that they are being judged, condemned, and they will continue to be judged and condemned until the last crime that can be attributed to them.”*
It is believed the Argentine military dictatorship killed at least 30,000 Argentines during its rule from 1976 to 1983.