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Archivo de Etiquetas: American Convention

Public Security and International Law: Comments on Bolsonaro’s War on Crime

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Public Security and International Law: Comments on Bolsonaro’s War on Crime [Renata Nagamine is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil.] On October 28th, 2018, Brazilians chose their president for the next 4 years. The running candidates were Universidade de São Paulo Professor Fernando Haddad and Captain Jair …

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The Inter-American Court’s Advisory Opinion on Asylum and Its Impact for the Human Rights of Refugees Worldwide

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The Inter-American Court’s Advisory Opinion on Asylum and Its Impact for the Human Rights of Refugees Worldwide [Massimo Frigo is a Senior International Legal Advisor at the International Commission of Jurists.] 2018 continues to be a year marked by fierce disputes with regard to asylum, including what it is and …

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Beyond “Good Neighborliness” in the ICJ 1 October 2018 Judgment in Bolivia v. Chile: Do Human Rights and Sustainable Development Obligate Creating Negotiated Access for Landlocked Bolivia to the Pacific Ocean?

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Beyond “Good Neighborliness” in the ICJ 1 October 2018 Judgment in Bolivia v. Chile: Do Human Rights and Sustainable Development Obligate Creating Negotiated Access for Landlocked Bolivia to the Pacific Ocean? On 1 October 2018, the International Court of Justice issued its Judgment on the Merits in Obligation to Negotiate Access …

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns Venezuelan regime’s political persecution against the opposition in the San Miguel Sosa and others case

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns Venezuelan regime’s political persecution against the opposition in the San Miguel Sosa and others case The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, IACtHR) published a recent decision (only available in Spanish) in the San Miguel Sosa and others vs. Venezuela case, by means of …

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Visions of the ‘Right to Democratic Governance’ under International Law: The Complexities of the Philippines under Duterte

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Visions of the ‘Right to Democratic Governance’ under International Law: The Complexities of the Philippines under Duterte Is international law any closer to defining the content of a “right to democratic governance”? International human rights law instruments do not prescribe a form of governance, but they do explicitly refer to …

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A New Extraterritorial Jurisdictional Link Recognised by the IACtHR

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A New Extraterritorial Jurisdictional Link Recognised by the IACtHR In its recently published Advisory Opinion on “The Environment and Human Rights” of 15 November 2017 (in EJIL: Talk! summarized here; on its potential diagonal effect see here), the Inter-American Court is the first human rights court to recognise a new extraterritorial …

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The Pardon of Fujimori: Amnesties and Remedies Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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The Pardon of Fujimori: Amnesties and Remedies Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights by Carlos Lopez [Carlos Lopez is a Senior Legal Adviser at the International Commission of Jurists.] The “humanitarian pardon and grace” granted by Peruvian President Kuczynski to former President Fujimori on the eve of Christmas 2017 has spurred …

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Dossier 2018 – Semana 9

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Semana 9 – 26 de febrero al 4 de marzo de 2018 ¿Cómo funciona una misión de Observación? ¿Cómo funciona una misión de Observación? El 9 de marzo de 2016 y tras el acuerdo de paz firmado entre el Gobierno de Colombia y las FARC, el Consejo de Seguridad estableció …

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The IACtHR Advisory Opinion: one step forward or two steps back for LGBTI rights in Costa Rica?

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The IACtHR Advisory Opinion: one step forward or two steps back for LGBTI rights in Costa Rica? On 9th January 2018, the IACtHR issued Advisory Opinion No. 24 on gender identity, equality and non-discrimination for same-sex couples, a ground-breaking decision for the advancement of LGBTI rights in the Americas. However, the …

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Human Rights and the Protection of the Environment: The Advisory Opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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Human Rights and the Protection of the Environment: The Advisory Opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights On 7 February 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (the Court, IACtHR) issued the much awaited advisory opinion (A/O) concerning the obligations of States Parties to the American Convention on Human …

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The Legality of Pardons in Latin America

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The Legality of Pardons in Latin America by Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg [Alonso Gurmendi is Professor of International Law at Universidad del Pacífico, in Peru.] In recent months, most commentaries coming out of South America have focused on the Colombian Peace Agreement with the FARC. There is, however, another post-conflict country …

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The American Convention on Human Rights

The American Convention on Human Rights

The American Convention on Human Rights Author: Thomas M. Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza ISBN: 9780199989683 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 15 March 2017 Price: $95.00 Essential Rights Thomas M. Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza Provides a thorough and critical analysis of selected rights of the American Convention on Human Rights A valuable …

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