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.
In a debate on the fourth year of the FOI law, experts criticize the lack of transparency in the Judiciary and in public security
Nearly 50 organizations condemn Amendment 65, which would abolish environmental licensing for large-scale construction projects
Article by Josefina Cicconetti on the march that marked one year since the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico
Judge requests adjournment to review vote on use of force by military police at protests
The young people arrested in 2015 were convicted for “preparatory acts of rebellion”; Brazil did nothing to prevent the arbitrary detention
BRICS Bank could approve first loans this week
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
Latin America’s biggest development bank overlooks widespread illegalities in financing of major highway project in the Amazon
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