The president of Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Hebe de Bonafini, died this Sunday at the age of 93, reported sources close to the human rights leader.
Buenos Aires, November 20 (RHC)-- The President of Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Hebe de Bonafini, died this Sunday at the age of 93, reported sources close to the human rights leader.
Mother of two disappeared children, defender and activist of human rights, she founded the association Mothers of Plaza de Mayo to make visible the disappearance of people during the last dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983).
Bonafini had been discharged on October 13, after having been hospitalized for three days at the Italian Hospital in the city of La Plata for medical check-ups.
The week before her hospitalization, the leader -who was one of the co-founders of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo- had led the march that takes place every Thursday, and on that occasion had invited high school students to give a presentation on school takeovers in the city of Buenos Aires.