He was jailed in 1976 in Ecuador, along with Latin American and North American bishops.
(EN) Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, su Enciclopedia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. (EN) Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, su nobelprize.org, Nobel Media AB. , Nominated by 1976 Nobel Peace Prize laureates Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams, Pérez Esquivel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10, 1980, for his efforts in the defense of human rights. , Pérez Esquivel was detained by the Brazilian Military Police in 1975. Sin embargo, pronto se matriculó en la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Manuel Belgrano, y tuvo una adolescencia muy activa, trabajando en diferentes barrios humildes y reivindicando mejoras sociales.Se matriculó en la Universidad de La Plata, licenciándose como escultor y pintor. Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (born November 26, 1931) is an Argentine activist, community organizer, painter, writer and sculptor. Esquivel's work ranges from exhibitions to murals and monuments, including the 15 station Latin American Via Crucis (including a Lenten cloth "A new sky and a new land") made in 1992 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the conquest of America; Monument to Refugees, located in the Headquarters of the UNHCR in Switzerland; the Latin American Peoples Mural in the Cathedral of Riobamba, Ecuador, dedicated to Monsignor Proaño and the indigenous peoples; and a bronze statue in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Square, in Barcelona.
Biografía: Nació el 26 de noviembre de 1931 en Defensa y Humberto Primo, pleno corazón del barrio San Telmo de … Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (born November 26, 1931) is an Argentine human rights activist, community organizer, pacifist, art painter, writer and sculptor.
(EN) Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, su Internet Movie Database, IMDb.com. ", In June 2017 he has been defending the government of Nicolás Maduro, in Venezuela, claiming that the country is undergoing a coup d'état attempt, orchestrated by the United States..  He argued, "You know that there are people who have investigated the tragic events of 9/11/2001 and claim there is evidence that this was a self-coup (self-inflicted attack). He was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize for his opposition to Argentina's last civil-military dictatorship (1976–1983), during which he was detained, tortured, and held without trial for 14 months; during that period he also received, among other distinctions, the Pope John XXIII Peace Memorial.  He was appointed professor of architecture and worked with a variety of sculptural media, and for 25 years taught in all levels from primary to university. Pérez Esquivel began working with popularly based Latin American Christian pacifist groups during the 1960s. He was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize.
We would like to express to you our deepest thanks for your contribution. Pérez Esquivel was awarded the Pacem in Terris Award in 1999. " Later, he added, "this event was the perfect excuse to launch a war against Afghanistan and Iraq and now against Libya," and referred to the United States an "axis of evil. En el año 1980 Adolfo Esquivel recibe el Premio Nobel de la Paz, en reconocimiento a sus actividades llevadas a cabo en defensa de los Derechos Humanos en América Latina.Esquivel ha continuado desde entonces recorriendo todos los países de América Latina en los que hubiera implantado una dictadura, defendiendo siempre los derechos de los indígenas, de los campesinos, de los obreros y de todos aquéllos más desfavorecidos. Accepting the prize "in the name of the poorest and smallest of my brothers and sisters," he donated the prize money to charity.
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (born November 26, 1931) is an Argentine activist, community organizer, art painter, writer and sculptor. He was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize.
Sos dal Sud America, un'intervista a Esquivel, pubblicata dal quotidiano Avvenire. Adolfo Pérez Esquivel dijo que fue la primera vez en 40 años que le hacen un homenaje en la Casa Rosada Crédito: Captura Presidencia. Su nacimiento tuvo lugar en el barrio de San Telmo de Buenos Aires. The NGO Servicio Paz y Justicia ("Service, Peace and Justice Foundation", or SERPAJ), which he co-founded in 1974, and served as an instrument for the defense of human rights by promoting an international campaign to denounce the atrocities committed by the military regime.  SERPAJ is a member of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), which supported Esquivel's work from the beginning.
Biografia y vida de Adolfo Pérez Esquivel. , When systematic repression followed the March 1976 coup, which brought the dictatorship of General Jorge Videla to power, Pérez Esquivel contributed to the formation and financing of the linkages between popularly based organizations to defend human rights in Argentina and support the families of the victims of the Dirty War. Es un activista defensor de los Derechos Humanos y Premio Nobel de la Paz.  He remained active in support of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo despite ongoing harassment by the dictatorship, and later joined causes in support of the indigenous peoples of Argentina and environmentalism and against austerity policies and the Free Trade Area of the Americas..