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On International Women’s Day, the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) would like to acknowledge the contributions of women to the field of human rights and reaffirm its commitment to continue its work of ensuring that all women can live in a hemisphere free of human rights violations, like gender-based violence and discrimination.

 

CEJIL and other international Human Rights Organizations have written a joint statement to show their satisfaction by the beginning of the Interdisciplinary Working Group of experts for the Ayotzinapa 's case.

CEJIL and the Latin-American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE) will present Summaries of Jurisprudence: Right to education at the Fifth Assembly of the Global Campaign for Education in the South African capital of Johannesburg, where more than 200 people from across 100 countries working on the human right to education will meet.

The publication identifies landmark decisions made within regional and international human rightsmechanisms impacting the right to education.

CEJIL, the Comité de Familiares de las Víctimas de los Sucesos de Febrero y Marzo de 1989 (COFAVIC), and the Comisión de Derechos Humanos de Justicia y Paz del Estado Aragua (Comisión de Justicia y Paz de Aragua) before the Inter-American Court Venezuela´s almost complete disregard in complying with a sentence involving a case having to do with the extra judicial execution of ten members of the same family—primarily at the hands of police officers from the state of Aragua, Venezuela.

Observation Mission on Human Rights in Paraguay

Between the November 11 and 14, CEJIL participated in an International Observation Mission on the Human Rights Situation in Paraguay. The Mission, formed by 43 representatives of diverse national and international social and human rights organizations, visited peasant and indigenous communities in four Paraguayan departments. The objective of the Mission was to reveal the human rights situation.

More information available here (in Spanish).