SUR 16

issue N.16 • v.9 • Jun/2012

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 Citizen Security and Human Rights

Citizen Security and Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas: Current Situation and Challenges in the Inter-American Arena

Gino Costa

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Civic Participation, Democratic Security and Confl ict Between Political Cultures: First Notes on an Experiment in the City of Buenos Aires

Manuel Tufró

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The Current Agenda of Security and Human Rights in Argentina: An Analysis by the Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS)

CELS

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Drug policy and The March of Folly

Pedro Abramovay

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Essays

Extraordinary Renditions in the Fight Against Terrorism: Forced Disappearences?

Patricio Galella and Carlos Espósito

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A Challenge to Those Working in the Field of Genocide Prevention and Response

Bridget Conley-Zilkic

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Law Enforcement at Issue: Constitutionality of Maria da Penha Law in Brazilian Courts

Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado, José Rodrigo Rodriguez, Flavio Marques Prol, Gabriela Justino da Silva, Marina Zanata Ganzarolli and Renata do Vale Elias

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The ACHPR in the Case of Southern Cameroons

Simon M. Weldehaimanot

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The Role of the Universalization of Human Rights and Migration in the Formation of a New Global Governance

André Luiz Siciliano

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Conversations

Views on the special police units for neighborhood pacification (UPPs) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rafael Dias and José Marcelo Zacchi

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