A demonstrator holds a banner reading in Spanish "Freedom for Milagro Sala" as she blocks the highway in support of activist Milagro Sala in, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Protesters blocked major roads in Argentina Wednesday in demonstrations calling for the release of a detained civil rights group leader.Demonstrators mounted similar blockades on other roads around the country.Salas, the 51-year-old leader of the Tupac Amaru indigenous rights movement, was jailed in January on public disorder charges over a street demonstration in her northern province of Jujuy. Demonstrators have been camped out for several weeks near the presidential palace in Buenos Aires calling for Salas's release.
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