issue N.9 • v.5 • Jan/2008

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.

SUR file on the Sixty years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Sixty years after the Universal Declaration: navigating the contradictions

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

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Poverty and human rights from rhetoric to legal obligations: a critical account of conceptual frameworks

Fernanda Doz Costa

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A new frontier in economic and social rights advocacy?: Turning quantitative data into a tool for human rights accountability

Eitan Felner

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From Commission to Council: has the United Nations succeeded in creating a credible human rights body?

Katherine Short

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Interview with Anthony Romero, Executive Director of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Anthony Romero

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Perpetrating Good: Unintended Consequences of International Human Rights Advocacy

Barbora Bukovská

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Prisons in Africa: An evaluation from a human rights perspective

Jeremy Sarkin

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Lost in Translation: Expressions of Human Suffering, the Language of Human Rights, and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Rebecca Saunders

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