Protecting Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

A Legal and Socio-Political Analysis of Brazil

  • Ulisses  Terto Neto

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This book offers a legal and socio-political analysis of the Brazilian Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. Discussing Colombian, Guatemalan and Mexican experiences, it fills a gap in the literature regarding Latin American public policy by investigating the creation, work, beneficiaries, broader effects, challenges, and effective ways to improve the Brazilian Program.


Mexico Colombia Guatemala Brazilian Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders Violence Towards Human Rights Defenders State and Non-State Actors' Violence Legal Framework for Human Rights

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  • Ulisses  Terto Neto
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  1. 1.Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of LawUniversity of AberdeenAberdeenUnited Kingdom

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