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Summary Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything. —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary Since May 2017, new evidence has become public corroborating longstanding allegations that Peru’s former president Ollanta Humala Tasso (2011-2016) would be responsible for egregious human rights violations committed by security forces in the…
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My Rights, and My Right to Know Lack of Access to Therapeutic Abortion in Peru I. Summary and Key Recommendations II. Methodology III. Background Maternal mortality and morbidity in Peru …
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Probable Cause Evidence Implicating Fujimori I. Summary II. Background: The Fujimori Government Control of the Judiciary Control of the Press III. Five Cases and the Evidence 1. La Cantuta/Barrios Altos 2. Phone…
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UNDUE PROCESS: TERRORISM TRIALS, MILITARY COURTS, AND THE MAPUCHE IN SOUTHERN CHILE I. SUMMARY.. II. RECOMMENDATIONS On Anti-Terrorism Trials On Military Justice On Police Operations III. BACKGROUND... Government Policies The Spread of Commercial…
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On the night of October 16, 1998, London police arrested Gen. Augusto Pinochet. They were acting on a Spanish warrant charging the former dictator with human rights crimes committed in Chile during his seventeen-year rule. The British courts rejected…
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In the past few years, the human rights panorama in Peru has brightened considerably because of the decline in the massive "disappearances" and extrajudicial executions that has accompanied reduced political violence. Despite this positive trend, however…
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Throughout the world, thousands of children are used as soldiers in armed conflicts. Although international law forbids recruiting children under fifteen as soldiers, such young children may be found in government armies and, more commonly, in armed rebel…
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The creation of a system of faceless courts to prosecute those accused of terrorism—justified as a temporary emergency measure—stands out as anti-democratic and in violation of basic human rights principles. Together with the impunity granted to…