Explaining Brazil #127: When protection becomes repression

Podcast Oct 01, 2020

Explaining Brazil #127: When protection becomes repression

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Latin American countries have shown us both sides of an ugly coin. Some have been called out for not enacting social distancing rules during the pandemic. Others, for using them as a means of repression against specific populations.

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On this episode:

  • Louise Tillotson is an Amnesty International researcher for the Caribbean. Prior to joining Amnesty International, Ms. Tillotson worked across the Caribbean developing human rights-based responses to HIV and AIDS.

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