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A Report by the Social Network for Justice and Human Rights

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Table of contents

Preface ......................................................................................................................................... 005

Plínio de Arruda Sampaio

Introduction............................................................................................................................... 011

I. Human Rights in the Countryside

The (Old) New Agrarian Issue, and Agribusiness .......................................................... 019

José Juliano de Carvalho Filho

 

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Agricultural Industries take over new territory and feed violence .............................. 027

Antônio Canuto

Agro-energy: Myths and Impacts ........................................................................................ 037

Maria Luisa Mendonça e Marluce Melo

Work in the sugarcane mills of São Paulo ........................................................................ 047

Evanize Sydow

Slave Labor and Promiscuity among Brazilian Authorities .......................................... 051

Ricardo Rezende Figueira

Quilombolas: Struggles and Resistance in 2007 .............................................................. 057

Roberto Rainha

Brazilian Quilombolas and reminiscences of the past ................................................... 063

Aton Fon Filho

HUMAN RIGHTS IN BRAZIL 2007

The Guarani-Kaiowá Holocaust and Anti-indigenous Violence in Brazil ................ 071

Paulo Maldos

GMOs and the Rights of Growers .................................................................................... 081

Gabriel B. Fernandes

Putting Out Suns ....................................................................................................................... 085

Leandro Gaspar Scalabrin

The Right to Stewardship ...................................................................................................... 091

Jelson Oliveira

The complex situation of the human right to water ...................................................... 097

Roberto Malvezzi

The Shamelessness of Silviculture: Environmental

Destruction and Human Rights Violations .................................................................................................................................... 103

Jelson Oliveira

II. Human Rights in Urban Areas

Preliminary Conclusions of the Special UN Rapporteur on Arbitrary, Summary, or

Extra-judicial Executions in Brazil ....................................................................................... 113

Public Security in the State of Rio de Janeiro .................................................................. 121

Alessandro Molon

Walls of Shame ......................................................................................................................... 125

Luiz Bassegio e Luciane Udovic

Trafficking in Persons: advances in institutionalization and in critical thinking ........ 129

Marcia Sprandel

A brief sketch of urban policies on the promotion of the human right to
housing ........................................................................................................................................ 139

Nelson Saule Júnior e Patrícia de Menezes Cardoso

Insecurity, Contradictions, and Risks of Nuclear Activity ............................................ 149

Zoraide Vilasboas

For Justice that Keeps Truth in Memory ........................................................................... 153

Suzana Angélica Paim Figuerêdo

The Right to Memory and the Truth .................................................................................. 159

Suzana Keniger Lisboa

III. Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Human Rights for Women and Violence Against

Women: Advances and Limits of the Maria da Penha Law ............................................................................................................... 167

Cecília MacDowell Santos

White rights. Black rights. Human rights ............................................................................ 177

Douglas Elias Belchior

Debate about Development in the Amazonian Context.............................................. 183

Lindomar Silva

The Right to Food ................................................................................................................... 193

Maria Luisa Mendonça

The Debate about the Education Development Plan ................................................... 199

Mariângela Graciano e Sérgio Haddad

IV. International Policy and Human Rights

Internal and External Public Debt as I

mpediments to the Achievement of HumanRights............................................................................................................................ 207

Maria Lucia Fattorelli Carneiro

UN Troops Accused of Human Rights Violations in Haiti ........................................ 217

Maria Luisa Mendonça