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State violence, torture, and political prisoners : on the role played by Amnesty International in Brazil during the dictatorship (1964-1985)

Author: Renata Meirelles
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. ©2020
Series: Crimes of the powerful (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines one of Amnesty International's first major campaigns against torture during the Brazilian dictatorship (1964-85), and the impact this had on the organization's development of a new agenda. It makes a strong contribution to research on state crime, human rights, and torture"--
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Meirelles, Renata, 1982-
State violence, torture, and political prisoners
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
(DLC) 2019026150
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Renata Meirelles
ISBN: 9781351135672 1351135678 1351135651 9781351135665 135113566X 9781351135641 1351135643 9781351135658
OCLC Number: 1110125134
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 136 pages).
Contents: List of figuresList of tablesAcknowledgementsList of abbreviationsIntroduction1 Amnesty International in the 1960s: the origins and history of the Cold War Organisation2 The Brazilian dictatorship and state violence3 Amnesty's work regarding the Brazilian dictatorshipConclusionIndex
Series Title: Crimes of the powerful (London, England)
Responsibility: Renata Meirelles.

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