Each year arms kill around 438,000 people worldwide - and that's not counting the victims of armed conflicts. How can international civil society confront this destructive power? The new edition of the Sur Journal offers answers to this and other questions with experiences from ten countries. Read and share.
Historic event in the UN marks the first step towards changing international policy on the topic
Introduction of the report prodeuced by Conectas, Sociedade Maranhense de Direitos Humanos, OAB-MA and Global Justice
Article by Josefina Cicconetti on the march that marked one year since the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico
Organizations analyze setbacks of law defining terrorism in Brazil; approved by Congress in February, the bill now awaits signature of President Dilma Rousseff
Organizations denounce European abuses in the UN and request support for legal reforms in South America
One year since their establishment in São Paulo, detention hearings grant bail in less than half of cases and fail to investigate torture
Meeting of civil society discusses challenges for the environmental and social agenda of the New Development Bank
Report presented today denounces state violence against minority groups in the country
Publication presents analysis from experts on Brazilian prison system data
Published by Conectas since 2004 in Portuguese, English and Spanish, and distributed in more than 100 countries with a print run of 2,700 copies. It addresses human rights issues from a Global South perspective
Publication shows how NGOs can influence the international action of their countries from Conectas experiences in Brazil
Published regularly by Conectas, in printed format, since 2007, with a summary of the positions taken by Brazil in the United Nations.
Special report by Conectas on the main human rights cases pending in the Supreme Court, the highest court of law in Brazil