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Chile and the Inter-American Human Rights System (IAHRS)

Start: May 20, 2015 09:00 AM
End: May 20, 2015 06:00 PM

Location: Institute of Advance Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DR

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This one-day conference seeks to cater to an international community of human rights practitioners and researchers of the Americas from across the humanities and the social sciences by focusing on an interdisciplinary and detailed examination the most recent cases decided by the Inter American Human Rights System against the Chilean state.

The Chilean cases decided by the Inter-American System of Human Rights illustrate central challenges in the areas of Torture, Indigenous Rights and LGBT rights in Chile, but also in the Americas more generally. The discussions will be held around the following cases:

a. Atala Riffo and daughters vs. Chile

b. Garcia Lucero and others vs. Chile

c. Norin Catriman et. al. vs. Chile

Speakers include: Rodrigo Cespedes (Manchester), Cath Collins (Ulster) and Par Engstrom (UCL Institute of the Americas), amongst others.

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