IARCHR will provide technical assistance to Mexico by the disappearance of the 43 students

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) agreed yesterday with the Mexican Government and representatives of the parents of the 43 missing students in Iguala the terms of the technical assistance it will provide in the case. The document, signed in Mexico City,...

Ecuadorian Government will continue without sending delegates to the IACHR hearings

Attorney Diego Garcia reiterated that the government will not send delegates to hearings by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), while that body don’t “correct” their habit of “thematic hearings convene to address specific cases.”...

Jiménez defense requests annulment of judgment based on current COIP

The defense of former Assemblyman Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and his advisor Dr. Carlos Figueroa, yesterday delivered a request for the annulment of judgment and the ratification of the precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...

Figueroa and his team still enjoy the precautionary measures by the IACHR

The union leader Carlos Figueroa, who is complying with a sentence of six months for libeling President Rafael Correa, would still enjoy the precautionary measures in his favor after the ratification by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Last week, the...

Cordicom responds and rejects statements from Catalina Botero

The Council for the Regulation and Development of Information and Communication (Cordicom for its Spanish acronym) responded to Catalina Botero, Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, who belongs to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The Colombian official said...

IACHR designates Edison Lanza as new rapporteur for freedom of expression

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) selected the Uruguayan Edison Lanza for the position of Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, replacing Colombian Catalina Botero, the institution said. Lanza is a lawyer, journalist and consultant for international...

Yasunidos will resort to the American Court of Human Rights

The members of the collective Yasunidos will submit their complaint to the Inter-American Comission on Human Rights (IACHR), after local instances rejected their request to send to referendum the decision to exploit the oil in the Yasuni National Park. According to the National...