SUR 1

issue N.1 • v.1 • Jan/2004

Sur International Journal on Human Rights, founded in 2004 and published by Conectas Human Rights, produces, fosters and disseminates innovative research and ideas, primarily from the Global South, on human rights practice.

The Sur Journal serves as a channel for sharing perspectives on the world’s human rights agenda. It is a space where the Global South’s role in shaping human rights discourse and practice – including, its institutions, priorities and impact – is debated.

Essays

The Coming of Age of Claims for Reparations for Human Rights Abuses Committed in the South

Jeremy Sarkin

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Public Interest Litigation Strategies for Advancing Human Rights in Domestic Systems of Law

Vinodh Jaichand

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Origin, Concept and Future of Human Rights: Reflections for a New Agenda

Emilio García Méndez

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Social, Economic and Cultural Rights and Civil and Political Rights

Flavia Piovesan

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Reflections on Civil Society and Human Rights

Oscar Vilhena Vieira and A. Scott Dupree

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Only Member States Can Make the UN Work

Sergio Vieira de Mello

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Repression in the United States after the September 11 Attack

Paul Chevigny

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