Editorials

December 3, 2015

Opinion piece: “Burning down the house” – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

3 December 2015 – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights likens man-made climate change to being an arsonist burning down one’s >>Read more
September 10, 2015

Opinion piece: By reducing the age of criminal responsibility, Brazil would ignore international commitments

*By Mr. Amerigo Incalcaterra In several South American countries -including Brazil- has emerged a discussion over reducing the age of criminal responsibility >>Read more
July 28, 2015

Opinion piece: An Excellent Tool for Mainstreaming Human Rights

*by JESSICA BRAVER The process of reviewing a country’s human rights records can become an opportunity to bond human rights with development. >>Read more
February 15, 2015

Opinion piece – “Prison systems: a pending debt in South America”

  Originally published by Chilean newspaper “La Tercera” on 9 February 2015 Penitentiary systems in South America share a series of chronic >>Read more
June 16, 2014

Opinion piece: “A test for democracy”

On social protest and human rights, featured in several newspapers in the region. >>Read more
March 7, 2014

Equality and Justice in the Courtroom

By Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights It is natural for a man to respond to a nagging female >>Read more
April 19, 2013

Why the exception should not be the rule*

Internment without consent should be applied to situations of absolute emergency; it should be the exception, not the rule Drug use (especially >>Read more
March 7, 2013

Statement by the UN Human Rights Chief on International Women’s Day

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay International Women’s Day – 8 March 2013 Violence against women Last month, in the >>Read more
July 23, 2012

Turning the tide together on HIV – a human rights imperative

 Editorial by Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the International AIDS Conference 2012 The world’s collective response to HIV >>Read more
December 9, 2011

Editorial: The Tunis Imperative: Human Rights and Development in the Wake of the Arab Spring

By Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights There are moments in history when each of us is called upon >>Read more

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