Argentina ex-coast guard officer on trial for 'Dirty War' torture Jaime Jansen at 9:10 AM ET
[JURIST] Former Argentinian coast guard officer Hector Febres went on trial Thursday on charges of kidnapping and torturing four people at the Navy Mechanics School [BBC backgrounder] during Argentina's Dirty War [Global Security backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. If convicted, Febres faces life in prison.
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