Amicus curiae before the Colombian Court on the right to information and health with FIC Argentina – August 2017

The fundamentals of the amicus seek to prove that the measures adopted by the resolution of the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Commerce signify a violation of human rights obligations at different levels, while weakening the possibilities of responding to a global epidemic. malnutrition and obesity. On the one hand, the freedom of expression of an organization of civil society is violated, it is even a clear prior censorship regarding its performance in the public sphere. And on the other, human rights obligations are also violated while the Colombian state fails to comply with the recommendations of monitoring bodies on how to deal with the obesity epidemic.