Ecuadorians ask the IACHR to visit the country to mediate with the government

Representatives of the Ecuadorian civil society asked yesterday before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to visit Ecuador in order to verify the status of certain rights and intervene with the Government to ensure their exercise and fulfillment. This request...

Rapporteur of the IACHR rejects violence and authoritarianism toward the press

Catalina Botero, Colombian who leaves after six years the rapporteur of the IACHR, said in an interview with AFP that drug violence and the authoritarian practices of the governments to silence the opposition are the two major challenges to the freedom of speech in America....