De Negri is a Chilean union organizer, human rights activist, and social worker. She survived disappearance in a concentration camp, torture, and imprisonment during the Pinochet dictatorship. In 1986, De Negri’s son, Rodrigo, was murdered by 33 military men while documenting a demonstration. A recent ruling by the court of appeals of Chile has ruled against 13 perpetrators. De Negri’s search for justice has made her a symbol for the Chilean youth and human rights advocates all over the world.
2 events in University Hall: classroom 1775 at 3:00 PM (Spanish); MDLL village 3900 at 4:30 PM (Bilingual)
Open to all.
Sponsored by Modern Languages and Literatures, Creative Writing (English Dept.), and Proyecto VOSVoices of Survivors.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
University Hall 1775 at 3:00 PM; University Hall 3900 at 4:30 PM
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