Francisco Whitaker

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Francisco Whitaker

"One of the leading social activists and founding figures of the World Social Forum (WSF), a movement against capitalist globalization and neo-liberal economic policies. Since the first meeting of the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre in 2000 Whitaker has taken part in the preparation and organization of the following annual meetings as a representative of the Brazilian Commission for Justice and Peace, an organization concerned with issues regarding human rights." [1]

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  1. Francisco Whitaker, Forum 2000, accessed January 5, 2009.