International community expresses its regret for Hebe de Bonafini

International community expresses its regret for Hebe de Bonafini | News

The international community expresses its condolences to Argentina and the relatives of Hebe de Bonafini, after the death at the age of 93 of the human rights fighter.

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Social networks are the vehicle used by heads of state, politicians, social activists, fighters for human rights, journalists, popular representatives, among others, to express their sorrow for the death of Hebe de Bonafini, co-founder of the organization Madres de May Plaza.

The president of Honduras, Ximena Castro, indicated on her Twitter account: “Regretting the death of Hebe de Bonafini, Mother of the Plaza de Mayo, indefatigable and exemplary fighter for Human Rights. Our solidarity with the brotherly Argentine people.”



Previously, the Argentine vice president, Cristina Fernández de Kircher, had advanced the news of the death: “Dearest Hebe, Mother of Plaza de Mayo, world symbol of the fight for Human Rights, pride of Argentina. God called you on Sovereignty Day Nacional… it shouldn’t be a coincidence. Simply thank you and see you always”.



Minutes after the death of the president of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo was made public, leaders of the ruling party and the opposition expressed their pain and said goodbye through social networks.

Deputy Cristina Britez, from the Frente de Todos, indicated on her Twitter account: “Goodbye to our beloved Hebe de Bonafini, mother of the People. She faced the dictatorship and neoliberalism. A lifetime of struggle. Thank you for so much! “.



The Argentine Human Rights Secretariat sent this message on Twitter: “We share our deep sorrow for the death of Hebe de Bonafini, an emblematic figure in the fight for human rights in Argentina and in the world.”

The NGO Grandmothers Plaza de Mayo indicated: “We regret the departure of Hebe de Bonafini, Mother of Plaza de Mayo, sister in this fight for the disappearance of our children. We embrace her companions and family. Goodbye!”



The spokesman for the Argentine Presidency mentioned in a tweet: “President Alberto Fernández says goodbye with deep pain and respect to Hebe de Bonafini, Mother of Plaza de Mayo and tireless fighter for human rights.”



“The Government decrees 3 days of national mourning and pays tribute to Hebe, her memory and her struggle,” he reported.



The president of the information platform teleSUR, Patricia Villegas, indicated: “Hebe de Bonafini has died. A loyal, brave and essential woman has left. Argentina says goodbye to a great Latin American. Millions of broken hearts.”