Protecting Brazilians from Torture: A Manual for Judges, Prosecutors, Public Defenders and Lawyers - second edition, 2013
The IBAHRI has produced a second edition of 'Protecting Brazilians from Torture: A Manual for Judges, Prosecutors, Public Defenders and Lawyers', containing up-to-date material including from the United Nations Sub-Committee on Torture’s Report on Brazil and Brazil’s Universal Periodic Review
Dramatic 40 % cut in Amazonian State deforestation secures 2012 IBAHRI/Instituto Innovare Award for Daniel César Azeredo Avelino
News release 07 November 2012 - Brazilian prosecutor Daniel César Azeredo Avelino has been presented with the 2012 IBAHRI/Instituto Innovare Special Category prize for ‘Justice and Sustainability’. Awarded jointly by the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Instituto Innovare, Mr Avelino received the Award for his ambitious ‘Green Municipalities’ project.
Dramática redução de 40% no desmatamento no Estado de Pará garante para Daniel César Azeredo Avelino o Prêmio Innovare 2012
Daniel César Azeredo Avelino, Procurador da República no Brasil, recebeu o Prêmio de Categoria Especial ‘Justiça e Sustentabilidade’ do IBAHRI / Instituto Innovare 2012. O Dr. Azeredo recebeu o Prêmio, conferido pelo International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute [Instituto de Direitos Humanos da Ordem Internacional de Advogados] (IBAHRI) em conjunto com o Instituto Innovare, graças a seu ambicioso projeto ‘Municípios Verdes’.
IBAHRI publication - Another system is possible: reforming Brazilian justice, November 2012
'Another System is possible: Reforming Brazilian Justice' edited by Conor Foley and with a preface by Brazilian Minister of Justice, José Eduardo Martins Cardozo, tells of the ‘silent revolution’ that is transforming the Brazilian justice system, challenging some of its most archaic practices through new innovations.
Book launch - Another system is possible: Reforming Brazilian Justice, 2012
On 5 November 2012 the IBAHRI will hold an event to launch the release of 'Another system is possible: Reforming Brazilian Justice', as part of the IBAHRI's on-going work on combating torture and penal reform in Brazil. The event will be hosted by IBAHRI Co-Chair, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC. This article contains all information on the event and how to RSVP.
The Forgotten: FEBEM, Young Offenders and Human Rights Violations in Brazil, 2012
'FEBEM' is a former young offenders’ prison in São Paulo. In the 1990s, it witnessed violent rebellions caused by institutionalised torture and ill-treatment. This film explains how the legal profession and civil society came together to address these issues.
International seminar: The role of the Public Defender in dealing with torture in Brazil, 2012
On 29-30 March 2012 the Sao Paulo's Public Defenders Office launched 5,000 copies of the IBAHRI manual on combating torture in Brazil, for use by public defenders across Brazil.
Combating torture in Brazil, 2011 - on-going
The IBAHRI has launched a major project in Brazil funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The project comprises the development of a Combating Torture Manual for judges, prosecutors and lawyers in Brazil, the implementation of trainings in six different states and the development of legal education curricula for use by justice institutions.
IBA / Innovare access to justice award winner visits Southern Africa, 2011
Judge Erivaldo Santos, winner of the IBA / Innovare access to justice award 2010, visited South Africa and Mozambique for a two week tour in June 2011, as part of his prize.
Relatório sobre a situação da justiça criminal e das prisões no Brasil, 2010
Em 2009, o Instituto de Direitos Humanos da International Bar Association (IBAHRI) realizou uma pesquisa no Brasil com o objetivo de analisar a justiça criminal brasileira, com foco no acesso à justiça durante a prisão preventiva.
IBAHRI / Instituto Innovare Award, 2010
The IBAHRI was delighted to team up with prestigious Brazilian organisation, Instituto Innovare, to present an inaugural award for improving access to justice for prisoners. The winner was Judge Erivaldo Santos of the National Justice Council (Conselho Nacional de Justica) whose ‘New Start’ Programme beat 34 other applicants from all over the country for the prestigious award.
Prêmio Instituto Innovare/IBAHRI 2010 – prêmio para melhorar o acesso à justiça
O IBAHRI se juntou ao Instituto Innovare para lançar um prêmio especial durante a 7ª edição do Prêmio Innovare, com o objetivo de reconhecer boas práticas de fortalecimento do acesso à justiça durante a prisão preventiva no Brasil.
Seminário - O Estado Democrático de Direito e a Justiça Criminal no Brasil, 2010
O relatório do Instituto de Direitos Humanos da International Bar Association (IBAHRI) foi lançado em São Paulo durante o Seminário “O Estado Democrático de Direito e a Justiça Criminal no Brasil”, realizado em 26 de fevereiro de 2010, na Associação dos Advogados de São Paulo – AASP.
Rule of Law and Criminal Justice seminar, 2010
The IBAHRI 2010 report was launched at a seminar, entitled Rule of Law and Criminal Justice in Brazil, hosted by the IBAHRI and the Sao Paulo Bar Association, 26 February 2010.
Brazil needs assessment, 2009
In 2009, the IBAHRI conducted a fact-finding mission to Brazil, focusing on the Brazilian criminal justice sector, and in particular on access to justice in pre-trial detention. A report subsequent to the mission was released in February 2010.