The Case of Awas Tingni v. Nicaragua: A New Step in the International Law of Indigenous Peoples (S. J. Anaya and C. Grossman)

Author(s) S. James Anaya and Claudio Grossman Keywords indigenous communities, Nicaragua, Mayagna, sumo, environmental protection, equality, land rights, America, human rights systems, Awas Tingni, international law, logging, preservation of culture, natural resources, developing nations, displacement, sustainable development Abstract The people of Awas Tingni did not set about to forge an international legal precedent with implications […]

Environment, Equality, and Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System: Mayagna (Sumo) Indigenous Community of Awas Tingni v. Nicaragua (J. A. Amiott)

Author Jennifer A. Amiott Keywords indigenous communities, Nicaragua, Mayagna, sumo, environmental protection, equality, land rights, America, human rights systems, Awas Tingni, international law, logging, preservation of culture, natural resources, developing nations, displacement, sustainable development Abstract Through history, indigenous peoples have been assaulted physically and suffered discrimination; they have seen their cultures undermined, their lands stolen, […]

The Human Right to a Viable Environment (S.T. Ramnewash-Oemrawsingh)

Author Sangini T. Ramnewash-Oemrawsingh Keywords ECHR, environmental issues, Strasbourg system for protection of human rights, case law, human rights systems, UN, international law Abstract Human rights tribunals are regularly confronted with complaints regarding human rights violations caused by environmental degradation. This book deals with the effectiveness of incorporating environmental dimensions into existing human rights and […]