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Finance and Human Rights: Developments in Brazil and Peru

Finance and Human Rights: Developments in Brazil and Peru

In December 2014, governments, businesses and civil society gathered at the Palais des Nations, the UN’s ...
A Guide to the Perpetuation of Human Rights Violations: Police Violence and Impunity in Brazil

A Guide to the Perpetuation of Human Rights Violations: Police Violence and Impunity in Brazil

Police violence in Brazil is endemic. It frequently occurs at the time of arrest and during the collection of ...
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 ...
Judicial Experimentation and Public Policy: A New Approach to the Right to Education in Brazil

Judicial Experimentation and Public Policy: A New Approach to the Right to Education in Brazil

Should judges interfere with the enforcement of public policies implemented by the executive? If yes, what would ...
Mega event tactics: Brazil’s Sex Industry During the World Cup 2014

Mega event tactics: Brazil’s Sex Industry During the World Cup 2014

On 23rd May 2014, police from the 76th Police Precinct in Niterói, near Rio de Janeiro, invaded (without judicial ...
Brazil’s laws on quotas and the road to racial equality

Brazil’s laws on quotas and the road to racial equality

On 9th June, Brazil´s President signed a new bill establishing a race-based affirmative action program for federal ...
Right to Protest: Developments at the Inter-American and UN Systems

Right to Protest: Developments at the Inter-American and UN Systems

On Friday, 28 March 2014, there was a thematic hearing about the repression of social protests in Brazil at the ...
50 Years Later, Still in Search of Truth: Challenges Facing Truth Commissions in Brazil

50 Years Later, Still in Search of Truth: Challenges Facing Truth Commissions in Brazil

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the military coup, which initiated the latest and the longest Brazilian ...

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