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AQ Podcast: Riots in the U.S. and Aftershocks in Latin America

Civil rights are being put to the test throughout the hemisphere.

Scenes of rioting and police brutality in the U.S. are a reminder of the deepening crisis across the Americas. Pressures on civil liberties are already high across the region, with fears that leaders may be using the pandemic as a pretext for harsh policies. To discuss the state of human rights in the Americas at this tense time, AQ‘s Editor-in-chief Brian Winter speaks to Human Rights Watch’s José Miguel Vivanco.

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Guests:

José Miguel Vivanco is the Americas director at Human Rights Watch.

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.  


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