The Passion of Ginetta Sagan

She Nailed the Torturers

There was one award she treasured. I remember how excited she was when she told me about it. A few years ago, Amnesty International USA began giving an annual Ginetta Sagan award to individuals who do exemplary work for the human rights of women and children. She also established her own Aurora Foundation, which documents assaults on human rights anywhere.

Ginetta Sagan celebrating the 50th anniversary of her escape from a fascist prison
Ginetta Sagan celebrating the 50th anniversary of her escape from a fascist prison

The last time we spoke, Ginetta wanted, of course, to call my attention to others of the forgotten. Anyone who would like to be part of her continuing work can contact Amnesty International USA, 322 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. You can bring coraggio.

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