Ginetta Sagan

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: Holocaust survivor and founder of the Amnesty International USA who established the organization on the West Coast and battle the abuse of political prisoners around the world after she was imprisoned, raped and tortured by Italian fascists during World War II but survived and later received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: June 1, 1925

 

Died: August 25, 2000

 

Location: Atherton, California