Amicus Curiae Brief, Case of the Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ Agua Caliente Community v Guatemala-- Informe de Amicus Curiae, Caso de la Comunidad Indígena Maya Q'eqchi' Agua Caliente contra Guatemala (2022)
In accordance with the conditions set by the Court, this submission is filed in connection with the Case of the Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ Agua Caliente Community v Guatemala. The Inter-American system for the protection of human rights is one of the most important normative venues regarding the recognition and implementation of Indigenous peoples’ rights. The reasoning adopted by the Court in this case will impact Indigenous peoples’ across the globe. Because of the potential impact of this decision, we have decided to submit this Amicus Curiae brief. We are a group of international law academics, international lawyers, and human rights advocates with expertise in the rights of Indigenous peoples. We are members of the American Society of International Law’s Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group, though we have prepared this submission in a personal capacity. Our submission does not reflect the views of the American Society of International Law.
CitationHobbs H, do Vale Alves A, Campbell-Duruflé C, Fallis Cooper J, Francesconi L, Frisso G, Hossain M, Liljeblad J, Lixinski L, Mantilla Y, Natali M, Pegorari B, Wewerinke-Singh M, Young, S., Esterling S (2022). Amicus Curiae Brief, Case of the Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ Agua Caliente Community v Guatemala-- Informe de Amicus Curiae, Caso de la Comunidad Indígena Maya Q'eqchi' Agua Caliente contra Guatemala. Indian Law Resource Center. 1-29.
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ANZSRC Fields of Research48 - Law and legal studies::4804 - Law in context::480413 - Race, ethnicity and law
45 - Indigenous studies::4599 - Other Indigenous studies::459999 - Other Indigenous studies not elsewhere classified
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