Former president Rafael Correa has been a participant in Argentina’s 40 years of democracy. Together with the President of Colombia, Emesto Samper, they once sought the participation of the IAHRS.
The former presidents of Colombia, Ernesto Samper, and Ecuador, Rafael Correa, advocated the creation of a Latin American human rights system based on the current model, which they noted is the inter-American system that governs, according to the state. Miscellaneous
“If we want human rights to be respected, we must change the norms that constitute the neoliberal model for Latin America. As long as this model exists, we will not be able to move forward”, observed Samper in an interview participating in the last day of the 3rd World Forum on Human Rights, which was held after Monday in Buenos Aires.
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For Samper, the Inter-American Human Rights System (SIDH) “is not working” and noted that the United States “has not signed the Treaty of San José”, which is, he added, “like a great bible for the defense of human rights”. .
“The United States reserves the right to demand that we comply with human rights in respect of a treaty that we have not signed,” they emphasized.
Correa called to “replace” the system that he governs within the OAS, which he considered to be “the colonial minister of the United States of America”, which showed that the country supported the dictatorships of the last century in the South.
“The American countries only recognize the jurisdiction of the (Inter-American) Court”, he criticized, making sure that everything is on track to create a new system of human rights for Latin Americans.
Samper is defended to have our Latin American court of human rights”. And he called Unasur to promote this initiative. This organization has almost no members anymore, since most countries have abandoned it, although the projects should be revived.
The Inter-American Human Rights System, within the framework of the Organization of American States (OAS), is made up of two main bodies:
The presidents expressed their views on the last day of the 3rd World Forum on Human Rights, which was held from Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.