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Portraits of Change

Synopsis
Shows Regina Gordilho’s campaign for justice in Brazil following the killing of her son Marcellus after his arrest by the police. Regina’s determination contributed to the five officers involved being brought to trial and subsequently convicted of manslaughter. But their convictions were quashed on appeal and Regina received threats as a result of her efforts to bring the case to trial.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1989
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Notes
Restricted use: this video may be only be shown at Amnesty International meetings.
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
Brazil; human rights; murder trials

Distributor

Name

Amnesty International United Kingdom

Email
info@amnesty.org.uk
Web
http://www.amnesty.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7814 6200
Fax
020 7833 1510
Address
Information Office
99-119 Rosebery Avenue
London
EC1R 4RE

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