The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has set a precedent with its decision to grant territorial and ancestral rights to Indigenous peoples in Argentina—how will this ruling affect the region?
Since the beginning of the demonstrations in Chile, over 2800 protesters have been injured, among which 1180 by rubber bullets and pellets.
The North American secretary of state, Michael Pompeo, came to the Argentina, who is he and why did he come?
First impressions on the draft optional protocol to the legally binding instrument on business and human rights, by Gabriela Kletzel and Andrés López Cabello from CELS and Daniel Cerqueira from the Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF).
Argentina is consolidating rollbacks in some key areas of social contestation, with cases of violent police responses to public assemblies, increased judicial persecution of activists and organisers, and a political discourse supporting them both.
A novel intervention by international experts in Mexico invigorated the work of human rights organizations to fight against systemic impunity in the country, according to Gabriela Kletzel and Angel Gabriel Cabrera Silva.
Shifting to local community funding is possible in Latin America, as our incipient experience shows. Can more organizations make such similar shifts in a sustainable way?
The latest draft of the Global Compact for Migration avoids mentioning the regularization of those who are already living in their destination country, which is a serious omission. Opinion piece by Camila Barretto Maia, Diego Morales y Raísa Ortiz Cetra.
UN member states began negotiations on the Global Compact for Migration. This agreement represents an unprecedented opportunity to establish specific obligations for protecting the human rights of migrant persons, but the process faces numerous challenges. Opinion piece by Camila Barretto Maia, Diego Morales and Raísa Ortiz Cetra.
The Argentine Supreme Court ruling against religious education in Salta province’s public schools during school hours expands the development and scope of antidiscrimination law in Argentina. The decision confirms that the state must adopt a neutral stance with respect to the plurality of groups that coexist in democracy.
The global crackdown on drugs has spurred violence akin to war in some Latin American countries. But the world’s historically powerful countries are still reluctant to confront a problem they don’t recognise as their own.
One of the dangers of the new government’s anti-drugs measures is that they enable military intervention in matters of domestic security, a path that once taken, is hard to reverse. By Manuel Tufró and Paula Litvachky.
Milagro Sala’s arbitrary detention occurs in the context of multiple measures taken by the Macri administration that have weakened the rule of law on the pretext of security, economic freedom and the “war on drugs.” By Gastón Chillier and Ernesto Semán.
After years of delays, officials from former Argentine President Carlos Menem on down will finally be tried for orchestrating a cover-up in the AMIA bombing investigation. Much is at stake for the victims, for Argentine society, and for its democratic institutions.