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Peru: Defend 2,074 Forcibly Sterilized Women (UA 158/16)
The prosecutor at the head of the investigation into the charges against those responsible for the forced sterilization of over 2,000 peasant and Indigenous women living in poverty has ruled to close the majority of the cases, once again denying them their right to justice.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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