Hannah De Gregorio Leão and Gabriel Cardoso Cândido

Hannah De Gregorio Leão is a Law student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). She is currently a member from the Public International Law Litigation Society (PILLS), a researcher in the Human Rights Center (NDH), and holds a scholarship from the Tutorial Education Program (PET-JUR) in Constitutional Law, all from PUC-Rio. She is also a researcher and member of the editorial board of the Cosmopolita Institute, on International Law and International Politics. Gabriel Cardoso Cândido is a Law student at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Criminal Law intern at PUC-Rio’s Legal Practice Center and at the law firm Santiago e Pimentel. Associate student at the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences (IBCRIM).

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The Inter-American Human Rights System on Public Security and Police Violence in Brazil: In Defence of a Rights-Based Approach to Security Policies

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Three years after the “Favela Nova Brasília” case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ('IACtHR') is hearing a second police violence case against Brazil, the “Castelinho”. The human rights violations in Castelinho illustrate the ...