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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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Caso Personas dominicanas y haitianas expulsadas vs. República Dominicana

28 August 2014 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Citizenship / Nationality law - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Expulsion - Haitians - Statelessness | Countries: Dominican Republic

Advisory Opinion OC-21/14, "Rights and Guarantees of Children in the Context of Migration and/or in Need of International Protection"

19 August 2014 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Children's rights - Migrant rights - Migrants - Non-refoulement - Right to family life - Right to seek asylum

Advisory Opinion OC-21/14 of August 19, 2014 requested by the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay: Rights and Guarantees of Children in the Context of Migration and/or in Need of International Protection

19 August 2014 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Asylum-migration nexus - Asylum-seekers - Children's rights - Immigration Detention - International protection - Migrant rights - Migrants - Non-refoulement - Prison or detention conditions - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - Right to liberty and security - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness

Caso Familia Pacheco Tineo vs Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia

Summary of the Judgment

25 November 2013 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Legal Instrument: 1969 American Convention on Human Rights | Topic(s): Access to procedures - Cessation clauses - Denial of refugee status - International protection - Non-refoulement - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - Regional instruments - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - State protection - Voluntary repatriation | Countries: Bolivia

The Massacres of El Mozote and nearby places v. El Salvador

25 October 2012 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Children's rights - Housing, land and property rights (HLP) - Peace process - Property restitution - Right to life - Transitional justice (including amnesty laws) | Countries: El Salvador

Río Negro Massacres v. Guatemala

4 September 2012 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Children's rights - Freedom of religion - Indigenous persons - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Right to liberty and security - Right to life | Countries: Guatemala

Caso Atala Riffo y Niñas vs. Chile

24 February 2012 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Legal Instrument: 1969 American Convention on Human Rights | Topic(s): Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Prevention of discrimination | Countries: Chile

Caso Loayza Tamayo vs Perú

1 July 2011 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Peru

Caso Gelman vs. Uruguay

24 February 2011 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Disappeared persons - Impunity - Transitional justice (including amnesty laws) | Countries: Uruguay

Case Gelman Vs. Uruguay

24 February 2011 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Disappeared persons - Impunity - Transitional justice (including amnesty laws) | Countries: Uruguay

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