Editorial team


Christof Heyns | University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Emilio García Méndez | University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Fifi Benaboud | North-South Centre of the Council of Europe (Portugal)
Fiona Macaulay | Bradford University (United Kingdom)
Flavia Piovesan | Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (Brazil)
J. Paul Martin | Columbia University (United States)
Kwame Karikari | University of Ghana (Ghana)
Mustapha Kamel Al-Sayyid | Cairo University (Egypt)
Roberto Garretón | Former-UN Officer of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Chile)
Upendra Baxi | University of Warwick (United Kingdom)


Oscar Vilhena Vieira



Maryuri Mora Grisales | Editor 

Magali do Nascimento Cunha | Guest Editor 

Paul Freston | Guest Editor 


Albertina de Oliveira Costa
Camila Asano
Conrado Hübner Mendes
Glenda Mezarobba
Juana Kweitel
João Paulo Charleaux
Laura Waisbich
Marcos Tourinho
Rafael Custódio



Renato Barreto
Tânia Rodrigues


Celina Lagrutta

Renato Barreto
Marcela Vieira

Editorial Board – The Bernard and Audre Rapoport
Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas, Austin.


Alejandro M. Garro | Columbia University (United States)
Bernardo Sorj | Federal University of Rio de Janeiro / Edelstein Center (Brazil)
Bertrand Badie | Sciences-Po (France)
Cosmas Gitta | UNDP (United States)
Daniel Mato | CONICET / National University of Tres de Febrero (Argentina)
Daniela Ikawa | International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights / Columbia University (United States)
Ellen Chapnick | Columbia University (United States)
Ernesto Garzon Valdes | University of Mainz (Germany)
Fateh Azzam | Arab Human Rights fund (Lebanon)
Guy Haarscher | Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
Jeremy Sarkin | University of the Western Cape (South Africa)
João Batista Costa Saraiva | Regional Jurisdiction for Children and Adolescents of Santo Ângelo/RS (Brazil)
José Reinaldo de Lima Lopes | University of São Paulo (Brazil)
Juan Amaya Castro | VU University Amsterdam/ University for Peace (Costa Rica)
Lucia Dammert | Global Consortium on Security Transformation (Chile)

Lucia Nader | Open Society Foundations Fellow (Brazil)
Luigi Ferrajoli | University of Rome (Italy)
Luiz Eduardo Wanderley | Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (Brazil)
Malak El-Chichini Poppovic | Conectas Human Rights (Brazil)
Maria Filomena Gregori | University of Campinas (Brazil)
Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida | University of São Paulo (Brazil)
Miguel Cillero | University Diego Portales (Chile)
Mudar Kassis | Birzeit University (Palestine)
Paul Chevigny | New York University (United States)
Pedro Paulo Poppovic | Brazil
Philip Alston | New York University (United States)
Roberto Cuéllar M. | Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (Costa Rica)
Roger Raupp Rios | Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Shepard Forman | New York University (United States)
Víctor Abramovich | University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Victor Topanou | National University of Benin (Benin)
Vinodh Jaichand | University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)


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