Criminal Justice and Fair Trial

Um Manual Para Perpetuar Violações A Direitos Humanos: Violência Policial E Impunidade No Brasil

Um Manual Para Perpetuar Violações A Direitos Humanos: Violência Policial E Impunidade No Brasil

A violência policial no Brasil pode ser considerada endêmica. Ela está presente no momento da prisão, na ...
Ángel: migrante afro hondureño torturado y encarcelado en México

Ángel: migrante afro hondureño torturado y encarcelado en México

Imagine que usted es padre de dos hijos en Honduras y está desesperado por encontrar un trabajo que le permita ...
Angel: Afro-Honduran migrant tortured and imprisoned in Mexico

Angel: Afro-Honduran migrant tortured and imprisoned in Mexico

Imagine that you are a father of two in Honduras and are in desperate need of a job allowing you to pay for medical
Federal Judge Strikes Down California Death Penalty as Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Strikes Down California Death Penalty as Unconstitutional

In a stunning – and possibly prescient – decision, United States District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney of the ...
La reforma constitucional en materia de derechos humanos en México y la impunidad: las víctimas en el laberinto

La reforma constitucional en materia de derechos humanos en México y la impunidad: las víctimas en el laberinto

La situación de derechos humanos en México ha sufrido un deterioro notorio en los últimos años debido a múltiples ...
The Mexican Human Rights Constitutional Amendment and Impunity: Victims in a Labyrinth

The Mexican Human Rights Constitutional Amendment and Impunity: Victims in a Labyrinth

The human rights situation in Mexico has suffered a notorious deterioration in the past few years due to multiple ...
UN sanctions: possible changes?

UN sanctions: possible changes?

In the last 20 years, the UN Security Council has adopted numerous sanctions not involving the use of armed force. ...
Rape and the Failure of the Criminal Justice System

Rape and the Failure of the Criminal Justice System

With the national outrage witnessed in India after the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya in December 2012, one truly ...
Partially Clandestine Criminal Trials Risk Standardising Secrecy

Partially Clandestine Criminal Trials Risk Standardising Secrecy

In a decision handed down 4 June 2014, the UK Court of Appeal addressed the issue of secrecy in criminal trials on ...
Executing the Intellectually Disabled: a Stronger Prohibition

Executing the Intellectually Disabled: a Stronger Prohibition

On 21 February 1978, Freddie Hall and his accomplice, kidnapped, raped and murdered a young woman, and in a ...
Righting wrongful convictions: is anguish enough?

Righting wrongful convictions: is anguish enough?

In a recent judgment, Adambhai Sulemanbhai Ajmeri v. State of Gujarat, the Supreme Court of India acquitted all six
¿“Derecho” a ignorar el Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos?

¿“Derecho” a ignorar el Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos?

El 9 de abril, un ciudadano mexicano, Ramiro Hernández-Llanas, fue ejecutado mediante la pena de muerte en Texas. ...

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