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Roisin O'Donohue

Roisin O'Donohue

Roisin O'Donohue is a 2nd year BSc International Relations student at the LSE. Her interests include Latin American politics and, in particular, exploring the interactions between states within this region.

On 13 December, representatives of Venezuela’s democratic opposition collected the EU’s prestigious Sakharov prize for human rights. The opposition, represented by a fractious coalition of political parties known as the …

In a report published in 2016, Human Rights Watch reported that police in the state of Rio de Janeiro had killed more than 8,000 people in the last decade. This …