Anuario mexicano de derecho internacional
Print version ISSN 1870-4654
TORO HUERTA, Mauricio Iván del. The collective property right of the members of indigenous communities and peoples in the decisions of the Inter-american Court of Human Rights. Anu. Mex. Der. Inter [online]. 2010, vol.10, pp. 49-95. ISSN 1870-4654.
In this article the development of Human Rights of indigenous peoples in Latin America is analyzed, in parallel, the author makes a critical and scholar exposition on the criteria that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has adopted in defense of the indigenous communities territories. Also, the author gives us an introduction about the theory regarding the collective property over the territory of indigenous peoples and the different ways they should benefit from it.
Keywords : collective rights; cultural identity; possession; collective property; land property; indigenous peoples.