Raul Alvarez Garin

 

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: Mexican university professor and leader in the 1968 student uprising that culminated in the massacre of protesters in Mexico City who founded the Committee of the 1968 Pro-Democratic Liberties to demand punishment for those responsible for soldiers opening fire on protesters at Tlatelolco Plaza on October 2, 1968.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: August 9, 1941

 

Died: September 26, 2014

 

Location: Mexico City, Mexico