River Plate and Boca Juniors, signed a historic agreement with the organization Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo to make a commitment to “intensify the search” for missing grandchildren. The event was held in the Memory and Human Rights Space (former ESMA building), with the presence of Stela of Carlotto, Rodolfo D’Onofrio and Jorge Amor Ameal.
“What we are doing today is fundamental. It is that we shake hands with all those who have accompanied us and those who continue to accompany us, in this case, football,” said Carlotto. “They leave us with a complete soul, because it is a step forward, an example for society. We are in an exemplary act for society: River and Boca and in the middle, the Grandmothers,” he added.
The president of River, who will leave office next December, said that “in life one has a position taken and it is the commitment to human rights and the search for grandchildren. I personally identify with this cause and with all those that let the horror end. “
“As Argentines we have to always be together. For the good of football, for causes like these, we have to always be. We are two locomotives. And these two locomotives have to be with the people, to achieve a better society,” D ‘added. Onofrio.
Ameal, for his part, said: “I am summoned by life. I have missing friends, I have grandchildren, we have to be very careful with denial ”, he reflected. “Our commitment has to be permanent and we, from our institutions, can do a lot, because there is a press that tries to hide. The ideology of human rights does us very good. You are life, Grandmothers are eternal, we are all , millions to continue the struggle of the Grandmothers, “said the head of Boca.