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Argentina: The ‘Mothers of Plaza de Mayo’ Turn 35

Categories: Latin America, Argentina, History, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict, Women & Gender

Lillie Langtry from the blog Memory in Latin America [1] writes about the 35th anniversary of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo i [2]n Argentina: “On Thursday, 30 April 1977, a small group of women met in the Plaza de Mayo with the aim of handing over a letter to then-president Jorge Videla, appealing for information about the whereabouts of their children, detained by the military regime.”