Wednesday, February 24, 2021

ISHRI Joins Amicus Brief of Human Rights Organizations Supporting El Salvador's Ban on Infanticide in Manuel & Family v. El Salvador

Amici including ISHRI write to inform the court’s decision on whether El Salvador is allowed, under international human rights law, to enforce its criminal statutes on crimes against newly born children. The brief provides the court with an understanding of why El Salvador’s ban on infanticide not only does not violate, but is required by international human rights law, particularly the American Convention on Human Rights.

Read the brief here.