Adolfo Perez Esquivel

  • Adolfo Perez Esquivel was born

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    Adolfo Perez Equivel

  • Argentina remained a economically depressed

  • Worked as a sculptor

  • Adolfo was left in the left-wing opposition

  • Unlike some of his fellow activists, espoused the use of Gandhi's non-violent tactics to effect change. To prove his point, he went on a hunger strike

  • Named general coordinator of the Servicio Paz y Justicia

  • Juan Peron dies

  • Arrested in Brazil

  • Jailed in Equador

  • The Argentinean military junta came to power and instituted a repressive regime

  • began an international campaign to establish a human-rights commission at the United Nations

  • He won Nobel Peace Prize