International Law – Principal fora

Assume the U.S. has authorized strip mining on a mountain sacred to the indigenous nation you represent, and that the nation has limited resources and can only afford to initiate one international action. Before which of the principal fora – the IACHR, the CERD, the UN Human Rights Committee, the UN Human Rights Council or the CEDAW – would you recommend they pursue their claim that the US Government’s actions violate their international human rights? In your answer, be sure to identify the right(s) violated, and explain why you’d prefer your choiawzce to the other options.

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