Victoria Villarruel

Victoria Villarruel

Victoria Villarruel is an Argentinian lawyer and president of the Center for Legal Studies on Terrorism and its Victims (CELTYV). After receiving her law degree, Villarruel established CELTYV to document terrorist crimes committed from 1969 to 1979 in Argentina. She promotes legal rights for Argentinian victims of terrorism while documenting their stories and providing legal counseling for their families. Her most recent book, “Los Llaman… Jóvenes Idealistas (They Call Them… Young Idealists),” sheds light on the lives of victims of terrorism in Argentina during the 1970s.