Special Rapporteur gives expert testimony before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

By | 8 July, 2011

peritaje-cidhThe Inter-American Commission on Human Rights called on the Special Rapporteur, James Anaya, to present expert testimony on the principles of consultation and consent, during hearings before the Inter-American Court in the case of the Kichwa indigenous peoples of Sarayaku vs. Ecuador on 7 July. The Special Rapporteur presented a short statement on the issue, and responded to a series of questions by representatives of the Sarayaku community, the Inter-American Commission, the State of Ecuador, and the judges of the Inter-American Court.

See the Special Rapporteur’s statement here (Spanish only).  –  See webcast.