SUR 18

issue N.18 • v.10 • Jun/2013

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 Information and Human Rights

Aaron Swartz and the Battles for Freedom of Knowledge

Sérgio Amadeu da Silveira

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Internet Freedom is not Enough: Towards an Internet Based on Human Rights

Alberto J. Cerda Silva

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Digital Inclusion as Public Policy: Disputes in the Human Rights Field

Fernanda Ribeiro Rosa

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Monitoring Access to Information from the Perspective of Human Rights Indicators

Laura Pautassi

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Access to Information, Access to Justice: The Challenges to Accountability in Peru

Jo-Marie Burt and Casey Cagley

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Essays

The United Nations Human Rights Council: Six Years On

Marisa Viegas e Silva

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Land Rights as Human Rights: The Case for a Specific Right to Land

Jérémie Gilbert

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Development at the Cost of Violations: The Impact of Mega-Projects on Human Rights in Brazil

Pétalla Brandão Timo

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Reaching Out to the Needy?: Access to Justice and Public Attorneys’ Role in Right to Health Litigation in the City of São Paulo

Daniel W. Liang Wang and Octavio Luiza Motta Ferraz

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Human Rights, Extradition and the Death Penalty: Reflections on The Stand-Off Between Botswana and South Africa

Obonye Jonas

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Supra-Legality of International Human Rights Treaties and Constitutional Interpretation

Antonio Moreira Maués

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