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!
Conectas expresses concern over the presidential decree authorizing the use of the Armed Forces to provide public security services in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Venezuelan NGOs and Mercosur reject U.S. military intervention
Article by Amanda Fazano
Registration open for 4th Journalism and Human Rights Course until August 18
Organizations denounce in UN government violations against indigenous peoples
Civil society pressures government on Universal Periodic Review
Number of deaths caused by military police officers highest in 14 years
The meeting will be held in São Paulo from October 1st to 6th
Lower House committee debates the 246 recommendations received by Brazil at its UN review
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