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1 January 2002

Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law Volume 19 Number 1 - Symposium

Author: University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law [USA]

The Case of the Mayagna (Sumo) Awas Tingni Community v. Nicaragua, the first indigenous rights case to come before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights…Its legally binding decision…represents a major development in international law as it concerns...

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1 January 2002
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Author: Romina Picolotti, fundadora y directora del Programa Acceso a la Justicia del Centro de Derechos Humanos y Medio Ambiente [CEDHA]

[Presentado en Porto Alegre, Foro Social Mundial]

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9 October 2001

International Court Rules in Favor of Indigenous Community Land Rights

Author: Center for Human Rights and the Environment, CEDHA

The Inter-American Court on Human Rights, in a precedent-setting ruling, recognized the property rights of indigenous community traditional lands which were threatened by illegal commercial timber harvesting. The international court, located in San...

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1 January 2001

Environmental Advocacy and the Inter-American Human Rights System

Author: Jorge Daniel Taillant, Centro de Derechos Humanos y Medio Ambiente / Center for Human Rights and the Environment [CEDHA]

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12 October 2000

Human rights commission halts Argentine plan that would lead to genocide of indigenous communities

Author: Center for International Environmental Law

[Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: Association of Lhaka Honhat Aboriginal Communities v. Argentina]

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4 February 2000

International human rights court to rule on Indian land rights case against Nicaragua

Author: Indian Law Resource Center

Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Awas Tingni Mayagna (Sumo) Indigenous Community v. Nicaragua

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1 January 2000

Amicus curiae brief by CEDHA (Center for Human Rights and Environment) and CIEL (Center for International Environmental Law)

[Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: Association of Lhaka Honhat Aboriginal Communities v. Argentina]

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1 January 2000

Human rights commission halts Argentine plan that would lead to genocide of indigenous communities

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1 January 1999

[PDF] Amicus curiae brief by International Human Rights Law Group and CIEL (Center for International Environmental Law)

[PDF] Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Awas Tingni Mayagna (Sumo) Indigenous Community v. Nicaragua

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13 July 1998

Nicaragua is Sued before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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