The articles in this edition of the SUR International Journal on Human Rights bring together some remarkable and critical case studies that illustrate that natural resource exploitation is one of the major causes of many human rights abuses. Read and share!
Human rights defenders arrested in Turkey
Registration open for journalists, artists and press photographers across Brazil until July 31
Article by Juana Kweitel, César Rodríguez Garavito and Matt Clausen
Organizations react to Lower House bill that broadens scope and toughens penalties of Anti-Terrorism Law
Police action in Cracolândia and Brazil’s new Immigration Law were denounced by Conectas at the meeting
For the third time, Brazil misses deadline to participate in international conference on the arms trade
São Paulo lags in national effort to prevent and combat the practice
Companies listed on stock exchange reject social and environmental reporting requirement
Campaign by the Criminal Justice Network calls for measures to change the reality of the Brazilian prison system
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