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About Christof Heyns

Christof Heyns is Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria, Member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, and was UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (2010–2016).

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

¿Cómo deben los estados gestionar las manifestaciones en la nueva era de protestas?

Ante el fuerte aumento de las protestas por todo el mundo durante la última década, se deben buscar normas nacionales e internacionales para la gestión y la protección estatal de las manifestaciones. English

How should states manage assemblies in the new age of protest?

With a sharp increase in protest around the world over the past decade, international and domestic standards for state protection and management of assemblies must be pursued.

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