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Inter-American Court Judgment Against Costa Rica on In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF): A Challenge to the Court’s Enforcement Authority

Inter-American Court Judgment Against Costa Rica on In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF): A Challenge to the Court’s Enforcement Authority

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ (IACtHR) recent order that Costa Rica invalidate a Supreme Court ...
Part II: The intersection of Business and Human Rights at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Part II: The intersection of Business and Human Rights at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

The previous post on the Kaliña and Lokono Peoples case explained how the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ...
Part I: The intersection of Business and Human Rights at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Part I: The intersection of Business and Human Rights at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

In its recent judgment in the case of the Kaliña and Lokono Peoples v Suriname, the Inter-American Court of Human ...
¿Hacia la abolición de la detención de niños por motivos migratorios?

¿Hacia la abolición de la detención de niños por motivos migratorios?

En su reciente  Opinión Consultiva 21/14, la Corte IDH adopta una postura firme contra la detención de los niños ...
Towards the abolition of the detention of immigrant children?

Towards the abolition of the detention of immigrant children?

In its recent Advisory Opinion 21/14, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) adopts a firm position ...
The Right to Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas (Part II)

The Right to Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas (Part II)

Editor's note: the first part of this post was an introduction to the right of indigenous peoples to prior and ...
The Right to Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas (Part I)

The Right to Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas (Part I)

Editor's note: this post forms the first in a two-part series on the rights of indigenous peoples in the Americas. ...
Third Conference of States Parties to the American Convention on Human Rights: Another Brick on the Wall (or is it another brick off?)

Third Conference of States Parties to the American Convention on Human Rights: Another Brick on the Wall (or is it another brick off?)

On January 21st and 22nd, the Third Conference of States Parties to the American Convention on Human Rights (ACHR) ...
Children’s Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Children’s Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

On 4 December 2013, Dr Nicolás Espejo-Yaksic, Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, UNICEF consultant in Latin ...
Mendoza v Argentina: Against the life imprisonment of children

Mendoza v Argentina: Against the life imprisonment of children

In Mendoza et al. v. Argentina, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR) has determined that life sentences ...
Parents’ sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Parents’ sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Atala Riffo e hijas vs. Chile, a case in which the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR) condemned the ...
Parents' sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Parents' sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Atala Riffo e hijas vs. Chile, a case in which the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR) condemned the ...

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