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ARENA’s act of defiance in the Moreira Alves vote particularly rankled—so much so that the government responded by issuing an Ato Institucional (AI, Institutional Act), one of whose provisions allowed the president to close Congress, a provision that was temporarily invoked. Moreover, in 1969, when the government revised the 10 • ALIANZA ANTICOMUNISTA ARGENTINA constitution of 1967, the changes included a party-fidelity measure, which required legislators at both the federal and the state levels to vote the party line when the party leadership considered a vote to be of primary importance.
26 August: The Supreme Court upholds the appeals-court ruling, opening the way for prosecution. 8 November: General Juan Emilio Cheyre, the army commander, says that the army accepts responsibility for human-rights violations committed during the dictatorship. Mid-November: the Comisión Nacional sobre Prisión Política y Tortura (National Commision on Political Prisoners and Torture) issues its report, which concludes that the regime of Pinochet Ugarte tortured detainees as a matter of policy. 17 November: The Supreme Court partly overturns the amnesty law of 1978, arguing that it does not apply to cases of disappearance.
It grew out of the incident at Ezeiza Airport in June 1973, when a private army organized by José López Rega and Jorge Osinde opened fire on columns of leftist Peronists assembled to welcome Juan Perón home from exile. Fearing that the left might use the event to take control of the Peronist Movement, rightists had formed a loose federation of mercenaries from the Ministry of Social Welfare (headed by López Rega), the trade unions, the police-intelligence services, and fascist groups like the Comando de Organización (Organization Command) and the Concentración Nacional Universitaria (National University Concentration).