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  • IACHR condemns murders of women and urges States to intensify prevention efforts

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) reiterates its call for States to take urgent and gender-sensitive measures to prevent, investigate, and punish all murders of women. The IACHR expresses its deep concern about information it continues to receive on alarming killings and acts of physical, psychological, and sexual violence against women that continue to occur throughout the hemisphere. See Article.

    May 18, 2017 1:36 AM

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    May 17, 2017 10:32 AM

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    May 17, 2017 10:32 AM

  • IACHR expresses concern on the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern over a decision by the Argentine Supreme Court that departs from international standards in the pursuit of serious violations of human rights.See Article.

    May 17, 2017 12:41 AM

  • Permanent Council to set date for meeting of Foreign Ministers on the situation in Venezuela

    The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT) in the Simón Bolívar Room of the organization's headquarters in Washington, DC, to discuss the preparations for the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the situation in Venezuela, as well as to know the change of venue of the General Assembly, which will take place from June 19 to 21, and to choose a New member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), among other topics. See Article.

    May 11, 2017 1:36 AM

  • The International Economy

    Issue number #31-1 (January 2017) of publication The International Economy is now available

    May 9, 2017 5:03 PM

  • Armada International

    Issue number #41-1 (February 2017) of publication Armada International is now available

    May 5, 2017 5:03 PM

  • Permanent Council interviews candidates for Commissioners of the IACHR

    The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT) in the Simón Bolívar Room of the organization's headquarters in Washington , DC, to receive the candidates for Commissioners of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. See Article.

    May 5, 2017 12:55 AM

  • Nicaragua responsible for violating the right of access to justice for human rights defender in homicide of her husband

    Nicaragua had an insufficient investigative and judicial response to the murder of Francisco García Valle, the husband of a human rights defender, concluded the Inter-American Court in its Judgment issued on March 25, 2017 and notified on April 28, 2017. See Article.

    May 3, 2017 12:42 AM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 9:32 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 9:02 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 8:31 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 8:02 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 7:32 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 7:02 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 6:31 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 6:02 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 5:32 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 5:02 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 4:31 PM

  • Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law

    Issue number #14 (February 2017) of publication Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law is now available

    Apr 24, 2017 4:02 PM

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    Apr 19, 2017 5:32 PM

  • Relevés mensuels des traités et accords internationaux

    Issue number #2-2017 (February 2017) of publication Relevés mensuels des traités et accords internationaux is now available

    Apr 10, 2017 6:32 AM

  • Monthly Statement of Treaties and International Agreements

    Issue number #2-2017 (February 2017) of publication Monthly Statement of Treaties and International Agreements is now available

    Apr 10, 2017 6:32 AM

  • vLex International

    Issue number #33 (April 2017) of publication vLex International is now available

    Apr 5, 2017 10:32 PM

  • IACHR expresses deep concern about acts of violence and repression in the context of protests in Paraguay

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses deep concern about the serious acts of violence and repression registered in the context of the protests in the city of Asunción, Paraguay, and urges the State to comply with its international obligations to respect and guarantee human rights in this context, in particular the full exercise of the rights to life, integrity and personal freedom of demonstrators, and the rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and political participation. See Article.

    Apr 4, 2017 11:17 PM

  • Venezuela: Secretary General of the OAS denounces auto coup d'état

    The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) denounces the self-coup d'état perpetrated by the Venezuelan regime against the National Assembly, the last power of the state legitimized by popular vote. See Article.

    Mar 31, 2017 9:06 PM

  • OAS Organizes II Meeting of Latin American Students of Public Policies

    The Organization of American States (OAS) organized together with Georgetown University and the Association of Latin American Students of Public Policy, the ''Second Meeting of Latin American Students Public Policy" which will take place at the headquarters of the hemispheric organization the next Friday, March 31 at 14:30 EDT (18:30 GMT) See Article.

    Mar 30, 2017 1:07 AM

  • UN Human Rights and IACHR express concern about the protection of human rights defenders in Brazil

    The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Human Rights Defenders and Human Rights Defenders of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) receieved worrying notice of the assassinations of Waldomiro Costa Pereira, a militant of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in Parauapebas, Pará, and Cacique Antonio Mig Claudino, from the Serrinha Indigenous Land in the north of Rio Grande do Sul on March 20th. See Article.

    Mar 29, 2017 1:15 AM

  • IACHR holds first hearing on the rights of sex workers in America

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern at the lack of legal certainty of women sex workers in the Americas. The IACHR urges States in the region to design policies that guarantee the human rights of sex workers, including measures to protect their lives, integrity, honor and dignity, as well as to put an end to stigma and discrimination. See Article.

    Mar 24, 2017 11:37 PM