This Thursday, the Association mothers of Square of May reported the death of Camarotti Roseone of his members plus Referrer of Human rights. De Camarotti was 94 years old, and was the mother of Osvaldo Daniel, kidnapped and disappeared on May 18, 1978 from his home in Lomas de Zamora, Province of Buenos Airesduring the last civic-military dictatorship.
Since then, ‘Rosita’, as she was known, began the long journey to search for her son and joined the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, where she was in charge of embroidering each white handkerchief with the legend “Apparition alive of the disappeared. Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Association. In her homage, the Association led by Hebe de Bonafini published a video where she is seen embroidering the emblematic handkerchiefs and walking around the historic square with her companions in struggle.
“Each stitch is to remember them, to remember what we have done, the appearance alive so many times singing loudly ‘appearance alive and punishment of the guilty, now, now it is essential appearance alive and punishment of the guilty’”, is the He hears De Camarotti recounting in one of the images. Also, in that video, De Bonafini described her as “sweet, a very good companion and always ready to care for and attend to the sick.”
“I loved the Plaza: It’s the only thing that saves me, he told me, the Plaza, the Plaza,” De Bonafini completed, referring to the Plaza de Mayo. “And she will be there, because she asked to be cremated and, like all Mothers, that her ashes be where we always are: in the Plaza,” Bonafini said. But she was not the only one to remember her, since her greetings to her loved ones were soon expressed through social networks.
Grief for the Mother of Plaza de Mayo
“Very sad news. Rosa de Camarotti, mother of Plaza de Mayo, left us. His enormous example of struggle for Memory, Truth and Justice will continue to be present. We accompany her loved ones in this painful moment, ”said the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation via Twitter, Daniel Filmus.
In the same social network, the Minister of the Interior, Edward of Peter, wrote a heartfelt message. See you always dear Rosa. “Thank you for your fight and for your love. This week I got together with young people who are grandsons and granddaughters of the disappeared and I keep thinking that the legacy of the Mothers and Grandmothers continues and will continue to be valid, fueling the flame of Memory in everyone”, said the also leader of La Cámpora .
Meanwhile, the Minister of Territorial Development and Habitat, Jorge Ferraresi, recalled the story of Rosa’s struggle and when the civic-military dictatorship kidnapped her only son in 1978 “since then she has not stopped looking for him” and “she became a Mother of Plaza de Mayo”. “Last night she left us. Let’s remember her by honoring the memory of the 30,000. Until victory, companion!”, concluded the former mayor of Avellaneda.
For her part, the Minister of Government of the province of Buenos Aires, Cristina Alvarez Rodriguez, accompanied the “profound pain” of saying goodbye to “our dear Rosa de Camarotti, Mother of Plaza de Mayo and a benchmark for Human Rights.” “Your example and your fight for memory, truth and justice will continue to be present. We embrace your family and loved ones,” said the minister on the same social network.
Also, from the Twitter account of the Children’s Group (Sons and Daughters for Identity and Justice against Oblivion and Silence) silver they exclaimed: “Until memory always Rosa de Camarotti!”. At the same time, they remembered that when she became the Mother of the Plaza de Mayo in the tireless search for her son Osvaldo Daniel “on that journey she found her companions.”