IACHR PREPARES FOLLOW-UP REPORT ON SITUATION
OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN THE AMERICAS
Washington, D.C., November 13, 2008 — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) announces that it has sent a questionnaire to the States and to civil society organizations in the region in order to obtain information for a new study following up on its Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas.
The follow-up report will examine States’ compliance with the recommendations made by the Inter-American Commission in its original report on human rights defenders, which was published on March 7, 2006.
The deadline for responses to the questionnaire is December 15, 2008. Those interested in additional information about the questionnaire may contact Commission attorney Marisol Blanchard by telephone at 202-458-6281 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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