Oral statement: Human rights violations in Brazil

Human Rights Council 37th session of the Human Rights Council (26 February – 23 March 2018) CETIM, supported by IADL, tni, Ituc CSI IGB, Friends of the Earth and FIAN to call on the Brazilian government to respect its international and national obligations by repealing all laws and conduct that violate the Constitution, international human […]

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Statements on Venezuela, Cuba and Chile

The CETIM draws the attention on the situation encountered by peoples in three countries of the American continent.  Three written statements have been presented at the 36th session of the United Nation Human Rights Council (September 2017).

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Written statement : the rights of the Mapuche people in Chile

Human Rights Council 36th session, 11-29 September 2017   Agenda item 3 : Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Access the statement in PDF     Rights of the Mapuche people in Chile: violations, non-recognition and denial of otherness [2]   On the occasion […]

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Statement on the repression of peaceful dissent at Standing Rock

Oral statement Check against delivery Repression of dissent at Standing Rock: the Future of the Indigenous and the world at stake Mr. President, My name is Nataanii Means, I am part of the Oglala Lakota Nation, located in South Dakota. We thank the Special Rapporteur on Rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association for […]

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Statement on the partnership between OHCHR and Microsoft

Oral statement Check against delivery The landmark partnership of the OHCHR with Microsoft Dear Chairperson, Ladies and Gentlemen, I deliver this statement on behalf of CETIM, FIAN International, Transnational Institute (TNI), Friends of the Earth International (FOEI) and Corporate Accountability International (CAI). The statement is also supported by 26 other organizations (1*). On May 16th, […]

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Violations of collective human rights and environmental rights by the Chevron, Total and Shell oil companies in Argentine Patagonia

Introduction Since the discovery in late 2010 of one of the largest shale oil and gas deposits in the world, in the Vaca Muerta formation in Patagonia, in Argentina, serious inroads have been made into sensitive areas of the region. Operations carried out by transnational companies with links to State-controlled oil companies have triggered a […]

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