Olga del Valle Marquez


Olga del Valle Márquez de Arédez born Villa la Trinidad, Tucumán, Argentina September 9, 1931 (d. 2005). Founded and led Mothers of the Plaza in Jujuy. Nobel Peace Prize nominee, 2005.


I felt rage for so much injustice, revulsion against so much badness. Nobody, not even the gendarmes who watched me could stop me. My slogan was: Never accept. Never shut up. . . I continue fighting for justice, so scarce on this earth.” (World People’s Blog; photo catamararcaadiario.com)