• Jul 20, 2013
    Italy should continue its efforts to obtain justice for abuses by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) despite Panama’s decision to free a former CIA Milan station chief wanted by Italy.
  • Jul 29, 2010
    The Government of Panama should ensure that a thorough and impartial investigation is conducted into possible abuses during violent confrontations between police and strikers from July 8 to 11, 2010, in Bocas del Toro province.

Reports

Panama

  • Jul 20, 2013
    Italy should continue its efforts to obtain justice for abuses by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) despite Panama’s decision to free a former CIA Milan station chief wanted by Italy.
  • Jul 29, 2010
    The Government of Panama should ensure that a thorough and impartial investigation is conducted into possible abuses during violent confrontations between police and strikers from July 8 to 11, 2010, in Bocas del Toro province.
  • Jul 22, 2004
    Panama should withdraw a proposal that would authorize lengthy prison terms and potentially the death penalty for children under 18.
  • Jul 21, 2004
    Human Rights Watch writes to Panamanian President Mireya Moscoso to express concern at proposed legislation that would authorize sentences of life imprisonment and the death penalty for minors.
  • Apr 25, 2002
    Human Rights Watch today welcomed the release of a Panamanian Truth Commission report describing killings and "disappearances" committed under past military regimes. In a letter to President Mireya Moscoso of Panama, Human Rights Watch urged her to ensure that the perpetrators of the crimes documented by the commission are brought to justice.
  • Sep 28, 2000
    I write to express Human Rights Watch's deep concern about your intervention to secure political asylum in Panama for Vladimiro Montesinos Torres, former advisor to President Alberto Fujimori and de facto head of the Peruvian National Intelligence Service (SIN).
  • Sep 26, 2000
    Human Rights Watch today wrote to Panamanian President Mireya Moscoso, urging her to deny political asylum to Vladimiro Montesinos, the former Peruvian spy chief.
  • Nov 10, 1999
    Human Rights Watch called on the government of Panama to prosecute or extradite Generals Raoul Cedrás and Philippe Biamby for atrocities committed during their 1991-1994 military rule in Haiti.
  • Oct 14, 1997
    Human Rights Watch/Americas applauded theagreement reached between the government of Panama and the daily newspaper La Prensa, whereby journalist Gustavo Gorriti can continue to work in a senior position at the newspaper instead of being deported to his native Peru, as a victory for freedom of expression in the hemisphere.