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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Honduras: Media Worker Murdered in His Home (UA 92/14)
On 11 April Carlos Mejía was stabbed to death in his home in El Progreso. He had been threatened in the past for working on projects for the promotion of human rights and social justice.
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.