IACHR PM-112-16: Berta Cáceres – Honduras

Commissioners: Margarette May Macaulay, Joel Hernández García, Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño, Antonia Urrejola Noguera Petitioners: Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH); Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) State: Honduras Topic: Honduras’ Implementation of Precautionary Measures…

Thematic Hearing: Allegations of Impunity over Murders and Attacks on Human Rights Defenders in Colombia

Commissioners: Margarette May Macaulay; Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño (not present); Luis Ernesto Vargas Silva (not present); Francisco José Eguiguren Praeli (Rapporteur for State of Colombia); Joel Hernández García; Antonia Urrejola Noguera; and Flávia Piovesan (not present) Other: Soledad García Muñoz (Special Rapporteur…

Status of Human Rights Defenders of Migrants

Commissioners: Margarette May Macaulay; Luis Ernesto Vargas Silva; and Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño Other Commission Staff: Paulo Abrão and María Claudia Pulido Petitioners: International Human Rights Clinic – University of Washington, Northwest Detention Center Resistance State: United States of America In the current…

Human Rights Situation in Turkey

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), the human rights situation in Turkey dramatically worsened in 2015 following the breakdown of the Kurdish peace process, a sharp escalation of violence in the southeast, and a crackdown on media and political opponents…