Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Ecuador

On November 3, 2009, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a general hearing on the criminalization of human rights defenders in Ecuador. The hearing began as civil society representatives expressed concern for a colleague who was denied entry…

Public Security and Human Rights in Tijuana, Mexico

On November 6, 2009, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a hearing by the Citizens Commission of Human Rights of the Northwest (Comisión Ciudadana de Derechos Humanos del Noroeste or CCDHN) and the Mexican Commission of the Defense…