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LGBTQ Rights in Brazil: Could the Elections Impact a Challenging Landscape?

In remembrance of the 1969 Stonewall riots, June has become Pride Month in the United States, welcoming celebration of LGBTQ+ identity and rights. On June 3, a week prior to Washington, DC’s Pride Parade, São Paulo hosted its own celebration.

One Name, One Life, One Symbol: The Last Address Project

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Sergey Parkhomenko, Kennan Institute expert as well as a journalist, publisher, and founder of several projects aimed at developing civic activism and promoting liberal values in Russia. He discusses Posledny Adres (Last Address), a civil campaign dedicated to creating a collective memorial to the victims of political repression in the Soviet Union and Russia. 


Indigenous Peoples of Brazil

The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis - The Brazilian Perspective

Russia and the European Court of Human Rights after 20 Years

Despite ratifying the European Convention on Human Rights 20 years ago, the Russian government today remains widely criticized for its human rights record. Using the findings of the recent book Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: the Strasbourg Effect, Cambridge University Press, 2018 (Mälksoo and Benedek (eds)), the panel discussed what socialization has taken place in Russia as a result of its participation in the ECHR system.