In the last decade, the decline in the quality and quantity of democracies has worried academics, governments, and entities linked to the protection of human rights. It is transparent in the reach of extreme-right speeches, in the election of figures like Trump, in the United States, Viktor Orban, in Hungary, and de Bolsonaro, in Brazil, among others.
EROSION AND DEMOCRATIC RENEWAL: Is it possible to hope for better days?
Custody hearings by videoconference: is there opposition between human rights and health security?
Last week, the National Council of Justice (CNJ) authorized videoconference custody hearings during the Covid-19 pandemic. The decision adopted in a Resolution represents a change in the agency’s understanding, which had previously prohibited remote custody hearings.