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Session: 161 Period of Sessions; Date: Monday, March 20, 2017

      Reports of Repression of Protest and of Unionization in Jujuy Province, Argentina
Participants: State of Argentina, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS), Amnesty International, Abogados y abogadas del Noroeste argentino en Derechos Humanos y Estudios Sociales (ANDHES) , Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados del Azúcar del Ingenio La Esperanza de San Pedro (SOEA, La Esperanza), Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados del Azúcar del Ingenio Ledesma de Jujuy (SOEAIL), Centro de Profesionales por los derechos humanos (CEPRODH), Estudios Sociales del Noroeste Argentino
Countries: Argentina
Topics: Right to Freedom of Expression, Labor and Workers' Rights
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      Situation of Extra-Urban Transport Workers in Guatemala
Participants: State of Guatemala, Gretexpa, Cámara Interamericana de Transporte
Countries: Guatemala
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Citizen Security
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Session: 161 Period of Sessions; Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017

      Human Rights Situation of Female Sex Workers in the Americas
Participants: Red de Mujeres trabajadoras Sexuales de Latinoamérica y el Caribe, Asociación de Mujeres Meretrices de Argentina (AMMAR), Organización Nacional de Activistas por la Emancipación de la Mujer (ONAEM), Fundación Margen de Apoyo y Promoción de la Mujer, Asociación de Mujeres Buscando Libertad, Asociación de Trabajadoras Sexuales La Sala, Movimiento Orquídeas del Mar, Organización Mujeres en Superación (OMES), Red Nacional de trabajadoras Sexuales de Nicaragua, Red Nacional de Trabajadoras Sexuales de Honduras, Mujeres con Dignidad y Derechos, Unidas en la Esperanza (UNES), Red Nacional de Trabajadoras Sexuales de Perú, Movimiento de Mujeres Unidas (MODEMU)
Countries: Regional
Topics: Rights of Women, Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 154 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, March 20, 2015

      Human Rights and the Equal Opportunity Act and Commission in Trinidad and Tobago
Participants: Coalition Advocating Inclusion of Sexual Orientation, State of Trinidad and Tobago, Women's Institute for Alternative Development (WINAD)
Countries: Trinidad and Tobago
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Session: 154 Period of Sessions; Date: Thursday, March 19, 2015

      Situation regarding the Right to Work of Persons with Disabilities in Tucumán, Argentina
Participants: State of Argentina, Corte Suprema de Justicia de Tucumán, Argentina
Countries: Argentina
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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Session: 154 Period of Sessions; Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      Situation of the Right to Freedom of Association and Assembly in Peru
Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos (CNDDHH) of Peru, State of Peru
Countries: Peru
Topics: Right to Freedom of Expression, Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 154 Period of Sessions; Date: Monday, March 16, 2015

      Situation of Labor Rights in Nicaragua
Participants: State of Nicaragua, Comisión Permanente de Derechos Humanos, Federación Democrática de Trabajadores del Servicio Público (FEDETRASEP), Asociación Nicaragüense Pro-Derechos Humanos (ANPDH)
Countries: Nicaragua
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights
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      Labor Association Rights in the Americas
Participants: Confederación Sindical Internacional (CSI), Confederación Sindical de Trabajadores y Trabajadoras de las Américas (CSA)
Countries: Regional
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 150 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, March 28, 2014

      Situation of Human Rights and Labor Conflict in Venezuela
Participants: State of Venezuela, Observatorio Venezolano de Conflictividad Social , Organización ConflictoVE
Countries: Venezuela
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 150 Period of Sessions; Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

      Human Rights Situation of Workers in the Meatpacking and Poultry Industry in the United States
Participants: State of the United States, Southern Poverty Law Center , Midwest Coalition for Human Rights, Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest
Countries: United States
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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Session: 146 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, November 2, 2012

      Measures against Human Trafficking in the United States (CANCELLED HEARING)
Participants: State of the United States, Freedom Network (USA)
Countries: United States
Topics: Rights of Migrants and their Families, Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 144 Period of Sessions; Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

      Legal Restrictions to Freedom of Association in the Americas
Participants: Alianza Ciudadana Pro Justicia, Fundación para el Debido Proceso Legal (DPLF), Comisión Permanente de Derechos Humanos, Fundación Andina para la Observación y Estudio de Medios (FUNDAMEDIOS), Fundación Construir, Perú Equidad, Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy-Redlad
Countries: Regional
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Human Rights Defenders, Right of Association

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Session: 143 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, October 28, 2011

      Situation of Labor Union Rights in the Americas
Participants: Programa Venezolano de Educación–Acción en Derechos Humanos (PROVEA), Asociación Civil Espacio Público, Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador (GMIES), Grupo Internacional para la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa en Cuba (GIRSCC), Frente Autónomo Sindical para la Defensa del Empleo y los Sindicatos (FADES) , Sindicato Carbonorca, Sindicato de Trabajadoras y Trabajadores del Órgano Judicial (SITTOJ) , Sindicato de Trabajadoras y Trabajadores de la Alcaldía Municipal de Ilopongo (SITTAMI), Federación de Trabajadores Municipales de El Salvador (FESITRAMES)
Countries: Regional
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Human Rights Defenders

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Session: 143 Period of Sessions; Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011

      Labor Union Rights in Colombia
Participants: State of Colombia, Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ), Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (CCAJAR), Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT), Confederación General del Trabajo (CGT) , Confederación de Trabajadores de Colombia (CTC) , Central Sindical de las Américas (CSA) , Escuela Nacional Sindical (ENS), Central Sindical Internacional (CSI)
Countries: Colombia
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Human Rights Defenders

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Session: 141 Period of Sessions; Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

      Guarantees for the Exercise of Union Freedom, and Anti-Union Practices against Organized Women in Mesoamerica
Participants: Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador (GMIES), Asociación de Mujeres por la Dignidad y la Vida de El Salvador (Las Dignas), Federación de Asociaciones y Sindicatos Independientes de El Salvador (FEASIES), Comisión de Mujeres Sindicalistas de El Salvador (CMSES), Asociación de Desarrollo Comunitario Mujeres Transformando, Asociación Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, A.C. (PRODESC) , Central Sandinista de Trabajadores José Benito Escobar
Countries: Regional
Topics: Rights of Women, Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 140 Period of Sessions; Date: Thursday, October 28, 2010

      Human Rights Situation of Independent Union Leaders in Cuba
Participants: Grupo Internacional para la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa en Cuba (GIRSCC)
Countries: Cuba
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Human Rights Defenders

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Session: 137 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, November 6, 2009

      Situation of Independent Union Leaders in Cuba
Participants: Grupo Internacional para la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa en Cuba (GIRSCC)
Countries: Cuba
Topics: Rights of Persons Deprived of Liberty, Labor and Workers' Rights

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      Labor Rights in Central America
Participants: Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador (GMIES), Campaña Regional contra la Flexibilidad Laboral
Countries: Regional
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 134 Period of Sessions; Date: Monday, March 23, 2009

      Labor Freedom and Fundamental Rights of the Workers in Colombia
Participants: State of Colombia, Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT)
Countries: Colombia
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights, Human Rights Defenders

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      Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the Maquila Workers in Honduras
Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), Colectiva de Mujeres Hondureñas (CODEMUH), Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras (COFADEH), State of Honduras
Countries: Honduras
Topics: Rights of Women, Labor and Workers' Rights, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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Session: 133 Period of Sessions; Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008

      Situation of imprisoned union members in Cuba
Participants: Comisión Latinoamericana por los Derechos Humanos y las Libertades de los Trabajadores y los Pueblos (CLADEHLT)
Countries: Cuba
Topics: Rights of Persons Deprived of Liberty, Labor and Workers' Rights, Human Rights Defenders

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Session: 133 Period of Sessions; Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008

      Situation of labor justice in El Salvador
Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), State of Honduras, Organización de Mujeres Salvadoreñas por la Paz (ORMUSA), Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador (GMIES), Concertación por un Empleo Digno en la Maquila (CEDM)
Countries: El Salvador
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 133 Period of Sessions; Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008

      Ineffectiveness of labor justice for agricultural workers in Guatemala
Participants: State of Guatemala, Pastoral de la Tierra Interdiocesana, The Bernard and Audre Rapoport, Center for Human Rights at the University of Texas
Countries: Guatemala
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 131 Period of Sessions; Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008

      Human rights of migrant workers in transit in Mexico
Participants: State of Mexico, Centro Nicaragüense de Derechos Humanos (CENIDH), Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH)
Countries: Mexico
Topics: Rights of Migrants and their Families, Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 131 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, March 7, 2008

      Situation of Discrimination of Afro-descendents in Labor, Education and Access to Justice in the Americas
Participants: Inter-American Institute of Human Rights
Countries: Regional
Topics: Rights of Afro-Descendents / Against Racial Discrimination, Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 128 Period of Sessions; Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2007

      Situation of the rights of maquila workers in Central America
Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), Centro Nicaragüense de Derechos Humanos (CENIDH), Centro para la Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH), Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador (GMIES), Concertación por un Empleo Digno en la Maquila (CEDM), Equipo de Reflexión, Investigación de la Compañía de Jesús (ERIC), Centro de los Derechos de las Mujeres (CDM)
Countries: Regional, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador
Topics: Rights of Women, Labor and Workers' Rights

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Session: 126 Period of Sessions; Date: Thursday, October 19, 2006

      Slave Labor in Brazil
Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), State of Brazil, Comisión Pastoral de Tierra
Countries: Brazil
Topics: Rights of Migrants and their Families, Labor and Workers' Rights
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      Case 12.428 - Explosion in a fireworks factory in which 64 employees died, Brazil
Participants: State of Brazil, Justiça Global
Countries: Brazil
Topics: Petitions and Cases, Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 123 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, October 14, 2005

      Situation of Labor Rights in Cuba
Participants: Grupo Internacional para la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa en Cuba (GIRSCC)
Countries: Cuba
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 119 Period of Sessions; Date: Friday, March 5, 2004

      Petition 12.357 - Asociación Nacional de Cesantes y Jubilados de la Contraloría de la República de Peru, Peru
Participants: State of Peru, Centro de Asesoría Laboral de Perú (CEDAL)
Countries: Peru
Topics: Petitions and Cases, Labor and Workers' Rights
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Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), State of Peru, Centro de Asesoría Laboral de Perú (CEDAL)
Countries: Peru
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 116 Period of Sessions; Date: Monday, October 14, 2002

      Case 11.830 and 12.038 - Workers laid off from the National Congress of Peru
Participants: State of Peru, Manuel Abad Carranza Rodríguez
Countries: Peru
Topics: Petitions and Cases, Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 106 Period of Sessions; Date: Monday, March 6, 2000

      Situation of Peruvian Retired Citizens
Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), State of Peru, Centro de Asesoría Laboral de Perú (CEDAL), Javier Mujica Petit
Countries: Peru
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights
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Session: 102 Period of Sessions; Date: Thursday, March 4, 1999

      Situation of Municipal Workers in Peru
Participants: Federación de Trabajadores Municipales del Perú
Countries: Peru
Topics: Labor and Workers' Rights
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