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Inter-American Commission Issues Precautionary Measures as COVID-19 Threatens Indigenous Communities

Inter-American Commission Issues Precautionary Measures as COVID-19 Threatens Indigenous Communities

Inter-American Commission Issues Precautionary Measures as COVID-19 Threatens Indigenous Communities On July 1, 2022, the Court ordered Provisional Measures requiring the State of Brazil to adopt the necessary measures to effectively protect the life, personal integrity, health and access to food and drinking water of the members of the Yanomami, Ye’kwana and Munduruku Indigenous Peoples[1], … Read more

Advisory Opinion OC-22/16

Advisory Opinion OC-22/16

Advisory Opinion OC-22/16 2016 On February 26, 2016, the Inter-American Court issued its Advisory Opinion OC-22/16, on, among other issues, the ownership of indigenous and tribal communities and trade union organizations before the inter-American system and their possibility of appearing before it in defense of their rights and those of its members. Seriea 22 OC22 … Read more