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February 23, 2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rig...

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January 11, 2016

The new postponement of José Efraín Ríos Montt’s trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity is a slap in the face of the victims still trying to heal the wounds of decades of brutal c...

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January 7, 2016

The trial of Guatemala’s former military ruler, José  Efraín Ríos Montt, due to start on January 11, will be a major test for the country’s justice system and a huge opportunity for Guatemala to sh...

February 25, 2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...

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