Margarita Lacabe is the Executive Director of Derechos Human Rights, an ngo working for the promotion and respect to human rights and humanitarian law all over the world. As such, she directs a leading human rights website, edits Koaga Rone'eta, an online human rights journal, and provides assistance to local NGOs and victims of human rights violations. She also collaborates with the criminal procedures against Argentine and Chilean military in Spain and Argentina. She coordinates Project Disappeared, an online memorial and information center on the victims of forced disappearances around the world. Other areas of interest include international justice, the global state of exception and internet advocacy. Margarita's early experience includes work with APRODEH and the Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos in Perú and coordinating an Amnesty International group.
Margarita was born in La Plata, Argentina, and currently resides in California. She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, got her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, and also attended the American University in Cairo and UCLA.
e-mail - Derechos - Personal Website