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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

The IACHR is an autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (OAS). Its mandate is found in the OAS Charter and the American Convention on Human Rights. The IACHR represents all of the member States of the OAS. It has seven members who act independently, without representing any particular country. The members of the IACHR are elected by the General Assembly of the OAS. The IACHR is a permanent body which meets in ordinary and special sessions several times a year. The Executive Secretariat of the IACHR carries out the tasks delegated to it by the IACHR and provides legal and administrative support to the IACHR as it carries out its work.  Website: www.cidh.org
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Cecilia Rosana Nuñez Chipana v. Venezuela

Inadmissibility

24 October 2005 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Equality before the law - Freedom of movement - Residence permits / Residency | Countries: Venezuela

Benedito Tide Méndez et. Al v. Dominican Republic

13 October 2005 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Denial of nationality - Deportation / Forcible return - Equality before the law - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Housing, land and property rights (HLP) - Involuntary repatriation - Right to family life - Right to liberty and security - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Voluntary repatriation | Countries: Dominican Republic

Cristián Daniel Sahli Vera et al. v. Chile

10 March 2005 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription | Countries: Chile

Rumaldo Juan Pachco Osco, Frida Pacheco Tineo, Juana Guadalupe Pacheco Tineo and Juan Ricardo Pacheco Tineo v. Bolivia

13 October 2004 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children's rights - Criminal justice - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Freedom of movement - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Right to health - Right to liberty and security | Countries: Bolivia

Joseph v. Canada

6 October 2003 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Access to procedures - Deportation / Forcible return - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Canada - Trinidad and Tobago

120 Cuban Nationals and 8 Haitian Nationals Detained in the Bahamas

27 February 2002 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Bahamas

Manickavasagam Suresh v. Canada

27 February 2002 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Criminal justice - Deportation / Forcible return - Equality before the law - Right to liberty and security | Countries: Canada

120 Cuban Nationals and 8 Haitian Nationals Detained in The Bahamas

Admissibilty Petition 12.071

27 February 2002 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Equality before the law - Immigration Detention - Refugee / Asylum law - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - Rejected asylum-seekers - Right to family life - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Right to seek asylum | Countries: Bahamas

Rafael Ferrer-Mazorra et al. v. United States

4 April 2001 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Asylum policy - Immigration Detention - Prison or detention conditions - Right to liberty and security - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Cuba - United States of America

Asylum and International Crimes

20 October 2000 | Publisher: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Sessional Reports

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