Maria Esther Gatti de Islas

 

 

Age: 92

 

Summary: human rights activist who helped to found the Uruguay Association of Relatives of the Disappeared, considered as one of Uruguay's organizations for relatives of people who were taken (and presumably murdered) by a military dictatorship during South America's "dirty wars" in the 1970's, in which the fates of Gatti's daughter and son-in-law are still unknown.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 13, 1918

 

Died: December 5, 2010

 

Location: Montevideo, Uraguay