Indigenous People Rights

African Court Rules Expelling Indigenous Population in Kenya Would Violate the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (May 26, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 26, 2017, the African Court on Human and People’s Rights

The American Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On June 15, 2016, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, after decades of laborious negotiations.[1]

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21
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7
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Stefania Errico
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The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Latest Jurisprudential Advances and Setbacks

Author: 
Charles Bjork

Thomas Antkowiak, a member of the faculty at Seattle University School of Law, served as the moderator.  Members of the panel included Bernard Duhaime, Professor o

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19th Grotius Lecture -- Civil War Time: From Grotius to the Global War on Terror

Author: 
Gabriela Femenia

U.K. Supreme Court Dismisses Case Brought by Chagos Islanders Over Expulsion From Diego Garcia (June 29, 2016)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 29, 2016, in R (on the application of Bancoult (No 2)) v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the U.K.

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Human Rights Cities

Author: 
Kirsteen Shields

Professor Tara Melish, SUNY Buffalo Law School, introduced the human rights cities movement as giving local definition and embodiment to human rights.

Federal Judge Approves $940 Million Settlement between U.S. and Indian Tribes (February 24, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 24, 2016, a federal judge approved a $940 million

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Issues Decision on Rights to Collective Property and Environmental Protection in Suriname (January 28, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 28, 2016, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (only av

The Supreme Court of Canada Rules for Ecuadorian Villagers in Suit against Chevron (September 4, 2015)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (the Court) decided that villagers from Ecuador can e