Carlos Basombrío

Minister of the Interior of Peru

Carlos Basombrío is a sociologist and Minister of the Interior of Peru. Until September 2001 he was director of the Institute for Legal Defense, a leading Lima-based human rights organization.

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DEC 31, 2002 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 8 (Fall 2002): Public Security and Human Rights: Articles: A View from the Inside

Carlos Basombrío offers a perspective on human rights, crime, and police reform in Peru from his new position as Vice Minister of the Interior.

DEC 5, 1999 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2, No. 1 (Winter 2000): Human Rights for All? The Problem of the Human Rights Box: Articles: Crime: A Latin American Challenge for Human Rights

Carlos Basombrío writes on the the issue of crime in Latin America. Crime presents human rights advocates with challenges that must be resolved if ...