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TV Justiça channel makes room for issues of great international repercussion

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Earlier this month, international law, comparative law and judicial diplomacy gained exclusive space on TV Justice channel: Direito sem fronteiras (Law Without Borders) show. In debate, issues of great international repercussion analyzed by legal experts, social scientists and even representatives of organized civil society.

In the premiere, August 6, the issue was the Arab Spring, the popular movement of the Middle East and North Africa that ousted dictators and transformed the geopolitics of the region. Participating in the debate Professor of International Relations at the University of Brasilia (UNB) Eduardo Viola, and Vice President of the Palestinian Society for All, Faraj Hassan Ali. The show also deals with the actions of international forces as the UN and NATO in these conflicts and influence major Western powers in the maintenance and overthrow of dictatorial regimes in the Middle East.

In its second edition, aired on the 13th, Law Without Borders has addressed key issues of international law - the origin to the present. The most striking episodes of the construction of relations between the countries, the strength of international treaties and the emergence of institutions like the UN are important milestones in the history of International Law. The defense of state sovereignty versus international jurisdiction, in addition yo  judicial diplomacy, are also mentioned in the show. Participating in the debate, the Chief Advisor for International Affairs of the STF, Luiz Cláudio Coni, and professor at the University of São Paulo (USP) Wagner Menezes.

The United Nations (UN) is the theme of Law Without Borders on August 20. Established over 50 years, the UN faces globalization and major political changes. The activities of military forces of member countries in conflicts that hurt human rights, as in the case of Syria, are not consensus in the Security Council, and part of the member states in the Organization advocates a reform. The actual chances of Brazil taking a permanent seat in the Security Council are also part of the debate, featuring Renato Zerbini, a member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and Hélder de Andrade Torres, Master in International Relations Law.

The show Law Without Borders can be seen on Mondays at 8 p.m., or alternative schedule: Tuesday, 10h30 am, Wednesday, at 9h30 am, Friday, at 7 p.m., Saturday, 11.30. And on the internet at:

The Justice TV can be tuned by satellite and through the following operators: throughout Brazil: DHT: channel 6; Embratel: channel 120; GVT: channel 232; Hi: channel 21, Sky: Channel 117; Star Sat: channel 27 , Phone: channel 691. In the Federal District: Digital - channel 53.1; Brasilia Net - channel 10.1; TVA - channel 222.

Law Without Borders - Arab Spring (06/08/12)

 Law without Borders - International law (13/08/12)

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