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José Fernando Reyes Cuartas Colombian Constitutional Court Palace of Justice Bogotá, D.C. – COLOMBIA   Case: T8018193, 11001310304520200002500 Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus Curiae on abuses against human rights defenders José Miguel Vivanco,…
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Brief of Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Human Rights Watch & Freedom For Immigrants as Amici Curiae in Support Of Defendants-Appellees

STATEMENT OF INTEREST Immigrant Legal Resource Center (“ILRC”), Human Rights Watch, and Freedom For Immigrants (“FFI,” formerly Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement) (collectively, “Amici”) respectfully submit this brief in…
An ICE detainee rests his hands on the window of his cell in the segregation wing at the Adelanto immigration detention center, which is run by the Geo Group Inc, in Adelanto, California, on April 13, 2017.
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HONORABLE DR. TOFFOLI, MINISTER OF THE SUPREME FEDERAL COURT, RAPPORTEUR OF DIRECT ACTION OF UNCONSTITUTIONALITY Nº 6590 - OF DECREE 10.502 ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL POLICY ON SPECIAL EDUCATION   ADIN  Nº 6590                                       …
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Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus Curiae in the Case of Vicky Hernández and Family v. Honduras I. Introduction Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) respectfully submits this brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (“Inter-American Court” or “this Court…
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HRW Joins Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Expedited Appeal

Human Rights Watch intervened in the case of Open Technology Fund v. Michael Pack to argue that the government violates freedom of association by seizing control of the private technology fund.  The Open Technology Fund supports critical technology…
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S259011 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA O.G. Petitioner, vs. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF VENTURA CO. Respondent; THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Real Party Interest. On Review From The Court Of Appeal, Second Appellate District…
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Amicus Curiae brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Human Rights Watch, along with several non-profit organizations and leading human rights experts, urged in an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that the U.S. failed in its duty under U.S. and international human rights…
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Brief of Amici Curiae of Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Human Rights Watch and Freedom For Immigrants

STATEMENT OF INTEREST Immigrant Legal Resource Center (“ILRC”), Human Rights Watch, and Freedom For Immigrants (“FFI,” formerly Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement) (collectively, “Amici”) respectfully submit this brief in…
An ICE detainee rests his hands on the window of his cell in the segregation wing at the Adelanto immigration detention center, which is run by the Geo Group Inc, in Adelanto, California, on April 13, 2017.
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Washington, D.C., January 30, 2020
 
 Honorable Alejandro Linares Cantillo
 Justice of the Constitutional Court of Colombia
 Bogotá, D.C. – ColombiaCase: D-13255Subject: Human Rights Watch amicus curiae brief
 
 Introduction…
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Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019
 
 Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado Pesantes
 President of the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court
 Quito – ECUADOR
 
 Case: 0014-19-IN
 
 Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus curiae on Venezuelan…
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Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado Pesantes
 Ecuadorian Constitutional Court
 Quito – Ecuador
 
 Case: 0011-18-CN
 
 José Miguel Vivanco, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, located at 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor, New York, United…
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Honorable Justice Antonio José Lizarazo
 
 Colombian Constitutional Court
 
 Palace of Justice
 
 Bogotá, D.C. – COLOMBIA
 
 Case: RPZ-010
 
 Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus curiae on the Statutory Bill on the…
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Honorable Cristina Pardo Schlesinger
 
 Justice of the Constitutional Court of Colombia
 
 Rapporteur of Case T-6.612.909
 
  
 
 Case: T-6.612.909
 
 Subject: Human Rights Watch amicus curiae brief
 
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Cases: “La Cantuta v. Peru” and “Barrios Altos v. Peru”
 
 Subject: Human Rights Watch amicus curiae on Fujimori’s release
 
  
 
 José Miguel Vivanco, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, located at 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor, New…
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Human Rights Watch filed the following amicus curiae to the Colombian Constitutional Court regarding Constitutional Amendment 1 of 2017, which created the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, a judicial system negotiated with the FARC as part of the talks that…