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Brazil’s presidential election, human rights and the rule of law

Le 13 September 2018
17:00

Brazil’s presidential election, human rights and the rule of law

A media briefing on human rights in Brazil, the crisis facing Brazilian democracy and the forthcoming presidential elections with leading Brazilian NGOs and international lawyers.

Briefing to include an update on the legal position of former Brazilian President Lula, the impact of the United Nations Human Rights Committee direction to the Brazilian judiciary and executive and the choice facing Brazil in October’s elections.

Speakers

William Bourdon

French Lawyer, Member of the Paris Bar since 1980 and an internationally engaged activist for the defense of Human Rights.

Valeska Texieria Zanin Martins

Partner of Brazilian law firm Texieria Martins and co-founder of the Lawfare Institute.

Cristiano Zanin Martins

Partner of Brazilian law firm Texieria Martins

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

Former ambassador and Chairman of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic.

Darci Frigo

Lawyer and a member of the coordination of the DHESCA Brazil Platform and the human rights organization Terra de Direitos

Me Amélie Lefebvre

Partner lawyer at Bourdon-Associés law firm in Paris and human rights lawyer

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