Estela de Carlotto


Estela Barnes De Carlotto born Buenos Aires, Argentina October 22, 1930. Recipient of UN Human Rights Award, 2004; president of Grandmothers of the Plaza of May.


"I wonder myself why I deserve to receive this recognition if I do what I must, which my heart dictates. . . the love, the resistance, the obstacles, the conviction, the commitment, the challenge." (Barcelona Oct. 4, 2005; photo cerro mercedario Feb. 15, 2010)