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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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Article
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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Article
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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Article
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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Article
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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Article
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

Author: Indian Law Resource Center

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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Author: COOPERACCIÓN, AIDA, APRODEH, BePe, Colectivo SumajKawsay, CALAS, BARCA-DH, Centro de Estudios para la Justicia Social ‘Tierra Digna’, CIAM, CUC, Comitê Nacional em Defesa dos Territórios frente a Mineração, ERIC-SJ, DPLF, IWGIA, Justiça Global, Observatorio Ciudadano, PAS y Pax Christi

“Organizaciones alertan a la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos sobre la sistemática vulneración del derecho al agua por proyectos extractivos e hidroeléctricos en la región”, 23 de Octubre de 2015...

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