Conversations about Human Rights Activism

  • Susana Kaiser
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Oral History book series


Throughout our conversations, it was evident that the relatives of the desaparecidos had become “memorial candles” of this past, as Dina Wardi theorized about the descendants of Holocaust survivors.1 They have been assigned the heavy burden of continuously reminding society of the dictatorship’s crimes and of pursuing truth and justice. They cannot afford to forget or give up.


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  1. 1.
    Dim Wardi, Memorial Candles: Children of the Holocaust (New York: Routledge, 1992).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    For interviews with children of desaparecidos conducted in the first two years of the creation of the group, which are invaluable to understand their origins, motivations, and goals better, see Juan Gelman and Mara La Madrid, Ni el Flaco Perdón de Dios: Hijos de Desaparecidos (Buenes Aires: Planeta, 1997).Google Scholar
  3. 4.
    On the back cover of Alejandro Diago, Hebe Bonafini Memoria y Esperanza (Buenos Aires: Dialectica, 1988), my translation.Google Scholar

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