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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions and Hearings: May 2022

In May 2022, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: April 2022

In April 2022, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub.  At the regional level, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: March 2022

In March 2022, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: February 2022

In February 2022, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and

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New Tools Expand Access to Inter-American Human Rights Doctrine

Last month, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) formally announced the availability of a new online database of its decisions and other documents. [IACHR Press Release: Repository] The database, hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), is the first such tool created with the IACHR’s involvement. The new site adds to a list of recent efforts by the IACHR

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Happy Human Rights Day!

Dear readers, This Human Rights Day, we at the International Justice Resource Center are grateful – for partners and supporters like you, for the community that we are part of, and for the opportunity to assist human rights defenders around the world. We celebrate the advances of the past year – from ensuring children’s access to education during the pandemic, to recognition

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The ACHPR holds its 69th Ordinary Session, virtually in November 2021.

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: December 2021

In December 2021, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Commission and Court on Human and Peoples’

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: November 2021

In November 2021, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, African

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UN Bodies Advance Recognition of Human Right to a Healthy Environment

In the past week, three developments at the United Nations strengthened international recognition of the relationship between the health of our planet and human rights. On October 8, the UN Human Rights Council adopted its first-ever resolution to recognize the human right to a healthy environment. [OHCHR Press Release: Bachelet] That same day, the Council created a new special procedure,

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: October 2021

In October 2021, various international human rights bodies will meet – mostly virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European

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