International law / loi internationale

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Death Penalty without Due Process remains a Concern for the IACHR

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a resolution recently, criticizing Trinidad & Tobago for not acting to amend its procedures pertaining to corporal punishment. This was in response to concern that the State has failed…

Decorative Scales of Justice in the Courtroom

Duty to Investigate Political Killing Case Brought in IACHR against Honduras

Ángel Pacheco León was killed when campaigning for a seat in the National Congress of Honduras in 2001. His family, in collaboration with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, has recently filed a claim with…

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IACHR Issues Report on the Impact of Access to Information on Cases of Violence Against Women

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights published a report last March on Access to Information, Violence Against Women, and the Administration of Justice in the Americas. The report outlines relevant standards of rights of access…