Tuesday, September 22, 2020
The Inter-American Commission has released the Hearings Calendar. The hearing to discuss the human rights situation of migrants, refugees, and unaccompanied children will take place on October 9, 2020 at 14:00 EST.
The panelists will be: Bill O. Hing (USF), Nicole Ramos (Al Otro Lado), Laura Pena (Non-Profit Immigration Attorney), Ismael Moreno Coto - Padre Melo (Director of Radio Progreso- Honduras) , and Beth Lyons.
You can find the petition submitted in July to request the hearing here. To attend the hearing please REGISTER HERE or you could also watch it through the CIDH Facebook page. Additionally, there will be an online Q&A session right after the hearing for members of the press, orgs, and others and a twitter "Hour of Action" campaign. More information on those two events to come.