Situation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Ecuador

Commissioners: Dinah Shelton, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Felipe González, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine. Petitioners: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Norwegian Refugee Council. Country: Ecuador The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) heard testimony at a hearing on November 2, 2012,…

Situation of the Achuar People of Pastaza, Peru

Spanish version available here. Commissioners: José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Dinah Shelton, Rosa María Ortiz. Petitioners: Federación Nacional Achuar del Perú (FENAP) / Grupo de Trabajo Racimos de Ungurahui (GTRU) State: Peru Organizations representing indigenous people in Peru presented evidence at…

Situation of Victims of Forced Displacement in Colombia

Commissioners: Corporación Colectivo de Abogados “José Alvear Restrepo” (CCAJAR), Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento (CODHES), Corporación Jurídica Yira Castro, Coordinación Nacional de Desplazados (CND), Colectivo de Mujeres al Derecho / Corporación Sisma Mujer, Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia…

Consultation Right of Indigenous Peoples in Peru

Commissioners: Dinah Shelton, Rosa María Ortiz, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez Petitioner: Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos de Perú (CNDDHH) State: Peru At a thematic hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) that was held November 1, 2012,…

Defense of Victims in the Context of Public Defense in Peru

Commissioners: Dinah Shelton, Rosa María Ortiz, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez State: Peru The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a thematic hearing to discuss the implementation of the new Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos (Ministry of Justice and…