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Human Rights Practice in Chile

  • State Reports and Profiles 






























CIA World Fact Book


Reports of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights


Amnesty International Report

        2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


Amnesty International Online Documentation Archive


Freedomhouse Report

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


Human Rights Watch – Overview of Human Rights Developments

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


Human Rights Watch Country Profile


U.S. Department of State International Religious Freedom Report

2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006


U.S. Department of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

  • Courts and legal instruments









Constitutional Court (Spanish)

Supreme Court  (Spanish)

Court of Audit (Spanish)

Jurisprudence of the High Court of the Eastern Cape


Constitution & background information


Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – Status of Ratification of the Core International Human Rights Instruments

  • Government










President  (Spanish)


Council of Defence of the State (Spanish)

National Congress (Spanish)

Chamber of Deputies (Spanish)

Senate of the Republic (Spanish)


Government  (Spanish)

Ministry of  External Relations

Ministry of Justice

  • Organizations












Full list of human rights organizations in Chile


Association of Relatives of Politically Executed Persons (AFEP) (only in Spanish)

Amnesty International (AI) Sección Chilena

Diego de Medellin Ecumenical Center (CEDM)

Chilean Human Rights Commission

Corporation for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of the People (CODEPU)

Christian Churches Social Assistance Foundation (FASIC)

Laura Rodriguez Foundation

Latin American Institute on Mental Health and Human Rights (ILAS)

PIDEE -Foundation for the Protection of Children Injured by States of Exception

Peace and Justice Service (SERPAJ)

  • Research





Documentaction and Archive Foundation of the Vicaria of Solidarity

Rrojas Databank (Database offering information on Chile, human rights, politics, and economics) (Spanish and English)

Virtual Truth Commission

Latin American Network Information Center - LANIC