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September 30, 2010 | Punishing Protest: Land Reform, Social Movement Criminalization, and the State of the State in Brazil
A discussion with Brazilian Human Rights Attorney Giane Alvarez
Ms. Alvarez became an activist first with the MST and then attended law school. She is part of Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humans (Network for Social Justice and Human Rights) which is a leading Brazilian legal/human rights organization. She spoke about how the legal vestiges of the military dictatorship are being used to criminalize social movements such as the MST.
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