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.
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."
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 in the case of Lyda et al. v. City of Detroitin support of residents challenging the City of Detroit’s decision to cut off water supply to thousands of households unable to pay their bills.
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.
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.