Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1998
Yayasan HAK
This description of Aniceto Guterres Lopes's work was prepared when Aniceto Guterres Lopes was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Aniceto Guterres Lopes is educating the citizens of East Timor to better understand their legal rights; and to begin using these rights as vehicles for legal and political change. He is helping East Timor professionalize the practice of law to help it develop an enduring capacity for resistance to Human Right abuse.
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