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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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PRESENTS AMICUS CURIAE José Miguel Vivanco presents this amicus brief to the Constitutional Court in the case with file number 9304-2014-19-AIA on behalf of Human Rights Watch, located at 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor, New York, NY 10118-3299.…
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Dear President Morales, I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to respectfully urge you to push for the reform of several laws that restrict basic rights. The 2009 Bolivian Constitution, which was adopted during your presidency, provides for the…
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Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014   Hector Timerman, Foreign Affairs Minister of Argentina Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Foreign Affairs Minister of Brazil Heraldo Muñoz, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chile María Ángela Holguín, Foreign Affairs Minister of…
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I. Introduction The issue presented before the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court in this case[1] is whether Presidential Decree 1182 violates the Ecuadorian Constitution.[2] Specifically, among other issues, the honorable Court is asked to consider whether…
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Washington, DC, January 29, 2014   Dr. Gustavo Jalkh President of the Council of the Judiciary Council of the Judiciary Quito – ECUADOR   Dear Dr. Jalkh, I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to express our concern regarding the ongoing judicial…
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24 January 2014   To, H.E. President Evo Morales Plurinational State of Bolivia La Paz Bolivia   Dear President Evo Morales,   We, the undersigned, as advocates of child rights have been closely watching the developments in Bolivia…
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Washington, D.C, October 11, 2013   Gabriela Rivadeneira President of the National Assembly Quito - ECUADOR   Dear Mrs. Rivadeneira, I am writing to respectfully urge you to modify three key aspects of the proposed Organic Integral Penal Code currently…
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Ricardo Patiño Foreign Affairs Ministry Ecuador   Washington, D.C., July 22, 2013   Dear Mr. Patiño, We are writing in response to the public statement issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Ecuador on June 20, 2013,[1]regarding a letter we had sent…
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Mr. President Rafael Correa Delgado Washington, D.C. June 20, 2013 Dear President Correa, We are writing to you today, on World Refugee Day, to urge you to revoke Presidential Decree 1182 (the “Decree”), adopted…
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Human Rights Watch congratulates you as you assume Ecuador's presidency. We are heartened that you have publicly declared your commitment to the protection of human rights and hope that such a commitment will include a focus on the rights of workers. We…
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Human Rights Watch welcomes the acknowledgement by the Ecuadorian banana industry of child labor in that sector and the drafting of an agreement to address the problem. In particular, we commend the industry for strengthening its commitment to uphold…