Jacobo Timerman

Jacobo Timerman was an Argentinian journalist and publisher, known for his outspoken criticism of the military dictatorship in Argentina. He was imprisoned and tortured for his views, and later wrote about his experiences in his memoir 'Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number'.


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  1. 1. Prisoner Without A Name, Cell Without A Number

    The book is a harrowing memoir of a journalist who was detained and tortured by the Argentine military government during the late 1970s. It vividly recounts his experiences of imprisonment, the brutal interrogation techniques he endured, and his observations on the political and social turmoil of Argentina under a repressive regime. The narrative not only exposes the personal anguish and struggle of the author but also serves as a critical examination of the impact of totalitarianism on society and the perilous state of human rights under such governance.

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