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HUMAN RIGHTS / 24 JUN 2013

Police in Nicaragua are engaging in serious human rights abuses, according to testimony collected by a human rights organization, highlighting that even in the most exemplary of police forces, abuse…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 18 JUN 2013

Venezuela has implemented new regulations in 14 of the country's prisons in an attempt to reform the notoriously violent penal system, although it remains to be seen whether the measures…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 4 JUN 2013

The bodies of three activists who went missing last week have been found on the side of a road in Guerrero state, the latest victims in Mexico's so-called "crisis"…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 30 MAY 2013

A group of 11 people reportedly went missing following a police operation at a bar in Mexico’s Federal District, calling attention to the country's ongoing disappearance "crisis" in which state…

COLOMBIA / 24 MAY 2013

A new report by a Colombian non-governmental organization (NGO) that works in close association with Colombia's Jesuit order asserts that the majority of human rights violations registered in 2012 were…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 23 MAY 2013

In its annual report, Amnesty International criticized Mexico for human rights abuses committed during President Calderon's militarized response to organized crime, a war which left more than 60,000 people dead…

HONDURAS / 16 MAY 2013

A group of indigenous women in Honduras has reported human abuses by drug traffickers to a visiting Interamerican Commission of Human Rights's (IACHR) representative, in an unsual appeal to a…

BRAZIL / 14 MAY 2013

Brazilian authorities rescued almost 3,000 people from conditions of slavery in 2012, as the country continues to strengthen its efforts to tackle the entrenched practice.

BRAZIL / 14 MAY 2013

Footage of Rio de Janeiro police shooting at people from helicopters, then laughing among dead bodies, has drawn condemnation, offering further evidence that extrajudicial killings remain a serious issue…

DISPLACEMENT / 13 MAY 2013

Mexico's government has pledged to focus renewed efforts on supporting the estimated 230,000 victims displaced by the country's violence last year, as international aid agencies await for the green light…

BRAZIL / 2 APR 2013

Eight São Paulo military police have been arrested following the release of video footage showing the murder of two adolescents, in what appears to be an example of the type…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 8 MAR 2013

Skepticism is the mother's milk of Mexican politics, but under pressure from human rights groups and victims’ relatives, the government may at last be ready to search for the more…

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