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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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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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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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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

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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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JOSÉ DEL CARMEN ÁLVAREZ BLANCO ET AL. (PUEBLO BELLO) COLOMBIA – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

REPORT Nº 41/02 ADMISSIBILITY PETITION 11.748 JOSÉ DEL CARMEN ÁLVAREZ BLANCO ET AL. (PUEBLO BELLO) COLOMBIA October 9, 2002 I.          SUMMARY            1.          On May 5, 1997, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Commission” or “the IACHR”) received a petition lodged by the Asociación de Familiares de Detenidos …

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Case of Aloeboetoe et al. v. Suriname

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Aloeboetoe et al. v. Suriname Judgment of December 4, 1991 (Merits) In the case of Aloeboetoe et al., the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges:          Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President          Thomas Buergenthal, Judge          Rafael Nieto-Navia, Judge          Sonia …

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Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua – Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua Judgment of January 29, 1997 (Merits, Reparations and Costs) In the Genie Lacayo Case, The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges: Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice President Rafael Nieto-Navia, Judge Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, …

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