Beatriz Aguilera; Militant Peronist who fought for “Socialism, Nationalism, and Catholicism” Disappeared by her Government and subsequently the subject of Human Rights cases against the government by her ideological compatriots.
What is Lawfare?
Lawfare is the process by which those seeking political change, along the entire spectrum of political actors, from activists to insurgent, use recourse to the courts. This obviously includes cases which have a reasonable hope of victory where legislative and electoral success is impossible. It also includes hopeless cases. Court cases can be put to propaganda purposes, whether to diffuse revolutionary ideas or to delegitimize a regime. The examples of these types are practically endless. Perhaps the most concrete Objective set by Lawfare practitioners is the redefining of a conflict between a state and internal dissenters, (more…)