Wife And Mother Of ‘Disappeared’ Pinochet Victims Dies, Not Knowing Their Fate

www.oann.com | 11/25/1998 | Staff
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A Chilean woman who won global renown for her public battle to find her husband, sons and pregnant daughter-in-law after they disappeared during the Pinochet dictatorship has died at the age of 93 without ever knowing their fate.

Ana Gonzalez, a housewife and daughter of a railroad worker from northern Chile, lost her husband Manuel Recabarren, two of her sons, Luis Emilio and Manuel Guillermo, and her daughter-in-law Nalvia Mena. They all disappeared in Santiago in April 1976 within 24 hours of each other.

Association - Families - Detained-Disappeared - AFDD - Hunger

She helped found the Association of Families of the Detained-Disappeared (AFDD) and led hunger strikes, protests and sit-ins that were often violently broken up by the regime’s security forces.

She traveled to Europe and...
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