Francesca Lessa

Francesca Lessa

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.


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Activists in Uruguay remain hopeful, despite enormous challenges, that justice will be served to dictatorship victims.

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Published On 13 Feb 2014

It’s time for Uruguay to make the anniversary of the military coup a national day of remembrance.

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Published On 27 Jun 2013
Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone listen to the verdict during their trial in a courthouse in Buenos Aires

The Plan Condor trial has reverberations beyond Argentina, offering the opportunity of justice denied to many victims.

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Published On 27 Mar 2013