Why is protest fundamental for democracy?

We posed this question to delegates attending an international conference on protest in Buenos Aires in May 2017, organised by CELS (Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales).

10 October 2017

Interviewees include:

Homer Venters, PHR (Physicians for Human Rights), USA

Inti Rodriguez, PROVEA (Programa Venezolano de Educación–Acción en Derechos Humanos), Venezuela

María Esperanza Casullo, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Oscar Ayala Amarilla, CODEHUPY (Coordinadora de Derechos Humanos del Paraguay), Paraguay

Marta Dillon, Ni Una Menos, Argentina

Michael Power, LRC (Legal Resources Centre), South Africa

Sofía de Robina Castro, Centro Prodh, Mexico

Camila Marquez, Article 19, Brazil





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