Article: Brazil omits systematic violations of blacks in human rights report to the UN
Read the opinion article on the Brazilian report to the UN (United Nations)
The request was made in the records of ADPF Case 635, which calls for the alignment of the state’s security policy with national and international human rights standards
Attached is the opinion article by Camila Asano, program director at Conectas, and Gabriel Sampaio, coordinator of the program that Combat Institutional Violence at Conectas.
Published this Thursday (1st of September 2022) by the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper, the text talks about the publication of the Brazilian government’s report sent to the United Nations, which addresses the human rights situation in the country. The document is part of the UPR (Universal Periodic Review) mechanism, that assesses the human rights situation in each of the UN member countries regularly.
“It is evident that the Brazilian government’s version is limited to listing the ratification of international treaties and conventions, even if it has not complied with them internally”, say the experts.