Human rights advocates everywhere celebrated the conviction of Alberto Fujimori on Tuesday, April 7th, for crimes committed during his time in office. In a landmark decision, Peru's Supreme Court concluded that Fujimori bore personal responsibility for three massacres during the 1990s, including the case of La Cantuta in which nine university students were kidnapped and killed.
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Israel and Hamas Ceasefire, But Still No Justice (UA 203/14)
Israel & Hamas reached a ceasefire on August 26, ending a 50 day conflict. The need for justice for civilians on both sides is urgent, as is the need for Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.