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Rosario Ibarra de Piedra is granted Belisario Domínguez Medal
Activist Rosario Ibarra de Piedra – Photo: Alex Cruz/EFE

Rosario Ibarra de Piedra is granted Belisario Domínguez Medal

08/10/2019
19:03
Suzzete Alcántara y Juan Arvizu
Mexico City
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The medal was granted to Rosario Ibarra de Piedra in recognition of her “relentless fight and activism for political prisoners, disappeared, and exiled persons”

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