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...

President Correa criticized the presence of Ecuadorian organizations in the IACHR

The President Rafael Correa criticized the presence of 14 Ecuadorian organizations at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), during a dialogue with media in Guayaquil. “Who believes them the show that they want to do . The indigenous movement are in crisis...

Sarayaku people expected that state apologies be “heartfelt”

The Kichwa people of Sarayaku brought an end to twelve years of national and international fight after receiving public apologies from the State, as established by the judgment of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) on June 27, 2012. The IACHR ruled that the state...

Attorney and State Ministers will apologize to Sarayaku people

The Sarayaku people is prepared to receive on October 1 the public apologies that the State must make according to the judgment issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Costa Rica, in June 2012. Attorney Diego Garcia, along with the Ministers of...

IACHR warns about contact with isolated indigenous communities

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) yesterday, July 29, warned about the threats that persist againstindigenous communities living in isolated remote areas of South America and asked not to contact them. The incursions into indigenous territories “occur...

YASunidos abandons its “legal struggle” in Ecuador

Last Wednesday in a letter sent to Ecuadorians, with a copy to the Constitutional Court (CC) and other law enforcement agencies, the environmental group YASunidos, which promoted a referendum to prevent the oil exploitation of ITT fields in National Yasuni Park, reported on its...

Two more appeals before the IACHR on case Yasuni

YASunidos and the World Rainforest Movement (WRM) asked the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for precautionary measures and a writ of protection for those who collected signatures for the referendum, and for the people in isolation that live inside the Yasuni...

Ecuador will donate $ 1 million to the Inter-American Court

Last Thursday, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño announced a donation of one million dollars for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the General Assembly of the OAS, and at the same time he criticized another organ of the body, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...