IACHR


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IACHRInter-American Commission on Human Rights
IACHRInter-American Court of Human Rights
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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), which reviewed the issue in the last year, has given Barbados three months to respond to the challenge.
IACHR is an autonomous organ of the Organization of American States that examines allegations of human rights violations of the American Convention on Human Rights, though the United States is one of the few member states that has not ratified the convention and thus does not consider itself bound by the commission's decisions.
The IACHR, the human rights arm of the 35-member Organisation of American States, said more must be done to prevent and prosecute femicides in Brazil.
In April 2016, IACHR commissioner James Cavallaro announced that the five-member GIEI would leave Mexico by the end of that month, shortly after it delivered its second report on the Ayotzinapa case.
The killings are so disproportionate, IACHR commissioner James Cavallaro said in response to the presentation, that they raise serious doubts about the true nature of the supposed police/gang engagements.
The extreme pro-abortion view of the IACHR was expressed by Commissioner Margarette May Macaulay, First Vice-President of the IACHR and Rapporteur on the Rights of Women, who commented,
This was not just a case of wartime hysteria but of economic opportunism, according to Grace Shimizu, director of the Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project (JPOHP), the nongovernmental organization that brought the case to the IACHR on behalf of Art Shibayama and his two younger brothers, Kenichi Shibayama and Takeshi Shibayama.
The IACHR underscored that lack of recourse for Guyanese citizens in its 2001 report about the Franz Britton kidnapping.