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.
José Miguel Vivanco is the Americas director at Human Rights Watch.
Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.