Myrna Mack

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Birthday
24, 1949
Birthplace
Guatemala
Death Date
Sep 11, 1990 (40)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1949
Birthplace
Guatemala
Death Date
Sep 11, 1990 (40)

About

Anthropologist and civil rights activist who fought for the rights of the indigenous Mayan people in Guatemala. She became a martyr for her cause after she was murdered. Her killer was notably tried before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Costa Rica.

Before Fame

She studied Anthropology at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Trivia

She was murdered by a military death squad because of her criticism of the Guatemalan government.

Family Life

Her mother was Chinese and her father was Mayan.

Associated With

She was a Guatemalan human rights activist like Rigoberto Menchu.