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Human Rights Practice in Costa Rica

  • State Reports and Profiles 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIA World Fact Book

 

Reports of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

 

Amnesty International Online Documentation Archive

 

Freedomhouse Report

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

 

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

  • Courts and legal instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court (Spanish)

First Chamber: constitutional matters

Second Chamber: criminal matters

Third Chamber: Civil, administrative and agrarian matters

Fourth Chamber: Civil ,succession law, labor and family law

 

Court of Audit (Spanish)

Labor Appellate Courts (Spanish)

 

Jurisprudence (Spanish)

Supreme Court

First Chamber

Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica on the subject of disability

Jurisprudence of Second Chamber of the Supreme Court

 

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)

Legislative Assembly (Spanish)

Government  (Spanish)

 

Ministry of External Relations and Worship (Spanish)´

Ministry of Justice (Spanish)

 

Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (San José, Costa Rica)

Inter-American Court of Human Rights (San José, Costa Rica)

  • Organizations

 

 

 

 

Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress (Fundación Arias para la Paz y el Progreso Humano)

Centro de Investigación y Promoción para América Central de Derechos Humanos (CIPAC) (Spanish only)

La Defensoria de los Habitantes (Spanish only)

  • Research

 

National Institute of Women