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Dr Francesca Lessa is a postdoctoral researcher at the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford, specialising on issues of justice and human rights in Argentina and Uruguay.
Tabare Vazquez must tackle the unresolved matter of accountability for dictatorship crimes in Uruguay.
06 Mar 2015 08:56 GMT | Politics, Human Rights, Latin America, Uruguay
Activists in Uruguay remain hopeful, despite enormous challenges, that justice will be served to dictatorship victims.
13 Feb 2014 09:42 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Argentina, Uruguay
As memorials for victims of state violence face challenges, the state needs to step in to support them.
10 Jan 2014 09:22 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Argentina, Ireland, United Kingdom
Uruguay continues to struggle with its dictatorial past.
Francesca Lessa , Pierre-Louis Le Goff | 18 Nov 2013 13:34 GMT
It's time for Uruguay to make the anniversary of the military coup a national day of remembrance.
Francesca Lessa , Pierre-Louis Le Goff | 27 Jun 2013 11:45 GMT | Latin America, Uruguay
Uruguayan judges and prosecutors begin to defy the Supreme Court of Justice's closure of human rights investigations.
Francesca Lessa , Pierre-Louis Le Goff | 06 May 2013 08:49 GMT | Latin America, Uruguay
The Plan Condor trial has reverberations beyond Argentina, offering the opportunity of justice denied to many victims.
Francesca Lessa , Pierre-Louis Le Goff | 27 Mar 2013 08:26 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil
Judge Mariana Mota's transfer shows that the country's culture of impunity for the crimes of dictatorship still endures.
Francesca Lessa , Pierre-Louis Le Goff | 22 Feb 2013 11:36 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Uruguay
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia