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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Indonesia/Malaysia/Thailand: Rescue Refugees and Migrants Stranded at Sea (UA 108/15)
Malaysia has ordered search and rescue operations but thousands of refugees and migrants remain at risk of death in seas around Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to provide temporary shelter to those who land.