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Dejusticia Intervenes in Favor of an Activist that Defended the Sawhoya Community in Paraguay

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) and Dejusticia presented an intervention in favor of the lawyer Julia Cabello, executive coordinator of Tierraviva, who was sued by the Minister Gladys Bareiro de Módica.

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Expert Opinion about Administrative Reparations before the Inter-American Human Rights Court

Camilo Sánchez, transitional justice research coordinator, presented an expert opinion about the administrative reparations program and the compliance of the Land Restitution and Victims' Law to international standards before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, within the framework of the case "Yarce and others v. Colombia."

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Press Release – International human rights network intervenes in case challenging large-scale disconnection of water supply to tens of thousands of low-income residents in Detroit

New York. February 9, 2015. The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), a global network of over 220 groups and 50 individual advocates from around the world working to secure economic and social justice through human rights, has requested leave from the U.S. District Court to be recognized as amicus curiae[1] in the case of Lyda et al. v. City of Detroit[2]in support of residents challenging the City of Detroit’s decision to cut off water supply to thousands of households unable to pay their bills.

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Amicus Curiae for Mr. President of the Transitory Liquidating Criminal Court

Presented by the Due Process of Law Foundation, Human Rights Center of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, the Center for the Study of Law, Justice, and Society- Dejusticia.

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Tutela UP – Díaz Mansilla Family

30 years ago Miguel Ángel Díaz was forcefully disappeared in Puerto Boyacá with participation of a DAS agent. He was one of the first victims of the persecution against the Patriotic Union.

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Intervention in the Case of Belo Monte

The Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA), the Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society (DEJUSTICIA), the Socio-Environmental Institute (ISA), The Yudjá Mïratu da Volta Grande do Xingu Indigenous Association (AYMÏX) and the Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) presented before the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil written memo that shows the illegality of the Congressional permit for the Belo Monte dam.
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Intervention: Defense of the Superintendent of Health´s Letter 03/13 on Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy

Dejusticia intervened before the State Council to support the legality of the Superintendent of Health's Letter 03 from 2013 on voluntary interruption of pregnancy.
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Amicus about the Rights of Indigenous Populations

Dejusticia, the Global Justice and Human RightsProgram at Universidad de los Andes, and the Law School Clinics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú and Stanford presented an amicus curiae challenging the constitutionality of guidelines regulating the Official Data Base of Indigenous and Native Peoples in Peru.
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Letter regarding human rights and drug policies to governments participating in the OAS General Assembly in Guatemala.

More than fifty civil society organizations from the Americas presented a letter to the governments gathered this week in Guatemala, for the General Assembly meeting of the OAS. In the letter the organizations urgently call for putting human rights protection at the center of the debate over drug policies.
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