11 Results $ Paperback. THE LONGEST WAR. $ Hardcover. Prisoner Without A Name, Cell Without a Number by Jacobo Timerman ( $ “At two in the morning of April 15, , twenty armed men in civilian clothes arrested Jacobo Timerman, editor and publisher of a leading Buenos Aires. Directed by Linda Yellen. With Roy Scheider, Liv Ullmann, Trini Alvarado, Roy Brocksmith.

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It turns out that the Punto finala response to Prisoner Without a Name. I’m handed a passport, which is valid for only two days. After Risha Timerman died inJacobo suffered severe depression.

Tijerman the last moment, however, timermxn by the government which feared reprisals by the Argentine junta forced the Knesset speaker’s office to move the celebration to a hall at the Hebrew University, where the highest-ranking dignitary present was the mayor of Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek.

Jacobo Timerman Liv Ullmann Conte of Massachusetts visited Timerman in earlysubsequently calling for his release and characterizing his imprisonment as a human rights issue. Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number is a poignant and poetic memoir of Timerman’s rapid descent from being a well-known public figure to a nameless and hidden victim of the military junta’s oppression, but also an exploration of the societal passivity that permits totalitarianism to take hold.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. As his high-profile alarmed the Argentine military government, it responded by releasing interrogation transcripts suggesting a connection between Timerman and the discredited Graiver.

Soon after completing his prison memoir, Timerman and other journalists were taken to Lebanon to see Israel’s war up close. In Marchthe Supreme Court ordered a new trial in the libel case first opened in by Menem and twice won by Timerman. I don’t discount how horrific anti-Semitism is, nor the anti-Semitic nature of the Argentinian regime, but Zionism is not the answer. And Timsrman discovered from an article in an Argentine newspaper that fifteen minutes after departure from my house, a group of military men arrived intending to kidnap me.


The Armed Forces seized power inoverthrowing president Arturo Illia. It is a valid warning that Timerman writes and that we must all heed. In the government prosecuted numerous people for crimes committed during the Dirty War in the Trial of the Juntasand major figures jacobbo convicted and sentenced to prison.

Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Disturbing and frightening book, an eyewitness to the place of Argentina among Western Hemisphere nations in the forefront of torture and illegal killing of their citizens. Jacobo Timerman’s account of his time as a political prisoner during Argentina’s reign of the military juntas in the s, belongs to a particular writing genre about political detention and repression.

Timerman, born into a prominent Jewish family that in migrated to Argentina to escape the pogroms, was affected by watching his parents live in poverty in their new country. The tragic irony is that while he was writing about his experiences with torture in his new Tel Aviv home, Palestinians were being tortured in similar ways by Israel – the very Zionist project he so ardently supported.

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Under his leadership, this paper reported news and criticisms of the human rights violations of the Argentine government, into the early years of the Dirty War. C1; accessed via ProQuest4 June English Choose a language for shopping. Symbols of courage in global journalism”.

Jews were targeted in the media, including television stations operated by the government. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.

Isabel Peron succeeded him, becoming the first woman president in the Western Hemisphere. Not much progress had been made before Timerman was released in How does mindless, irrational, destructive hate work? Provide feedback about this page. A secret fling between a man and his mistress leads to blackmail and murder.


Was this review helpful to you? Timerman returned to Argentina in[2] and testified to the National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons. It was a form of himerman that consisted of converting a situation timermaj horror into one of diversions. Israel in LebanonChile, timeerman galope muertoCuba: Culture and Customs of ArgentinaGreenwood Publishing,pp. It also argues that Chilean society had lost cultural depth in the environment of political repression.

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Menem signifies the return timermqn old Peronism: Curtiss” In Memoriam: He describes getting in a car with several plainclothes officers. Before dawn on 15 Aprilmilitary police in civilian clothes appeared at Timerman’s house and took him into custody. Nothing is possible in such a universe, and that is precisely what timdrman torturers know… From my cell, I’d hear the whispered voices of children trying to learn what was happening to tlmerman parents, and I’d witness the efforts of daughters to win over a guard, to arouse a feeling of tenderness in him, to incite the hope of some lovely future relationship between them in order to learn what was happening to her mother, to get an orange sent to her, to get permission for her to go to the bathroom.

Timerman, an Argentine journalist and publisher of Lithuanian Jewish heritage had been a persistent tiemrman of the military Argentine government during the Dirty War during which as many as 30, Argentineans disappeared. Rather, they are presented on the site as archival content, intended for historical reference only.