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updated Thu. October 6, 2022

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The Nicaraguan Red Cross told Human Rights Watch that between April 18 and 25, it assisted 435 people injured during the protests, including 242 who ... In a joint statement published on April 22, the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru – all OAS members – called on ...

Becker was talking about the early April jury decision in a civil trial that has significantly boosted the reach of US human-rights law against foreign ... country's immense natural gas reserves—at the time the second largest in South America—by piping the gas through Bolivia on to Chile, the country's ...
Latin America continues to be the most violent region in the world for those exercising the right to defend human rights. In addition to the growing number of killings of human rights defenders, misuse of criminal justice systems and the media to criminalize and stigmatize their struggle is on the rise.
In 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council criticized the law, not for the first time, as did the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which found the state of Chile guilty of violating the human rights of the Mapuche people. In 2017, UN experts again urged the government not to use the law because it ...
In 2017, the Chilean Congress passed a long-awaited reform that ended a 28-year blanket ban on abortion. The law decriminalized abortion under three circumstances: if the life of the pregnant woman or girl is at risk; if the pregnancy is the result of rape; and if the fetus has severe conditions not compatible ...
“Well, there is no doubt that in Venezuela there is no democracy, there is no rule of law, there is no respect for human rights, nor are clean and ... The Chilean leader also met with his Peruvian counterpart, Martin Vizcarra, who recently took office after PPK resigned, and spoke on transparency and ...
In my testimony before the court, I spoke about how Chile's total abortion ban, in effect for 28 years, undermined women's fundamental human rights. I later was in the packed courtroom to hear arguments from other expert witnesses. Many people have strong, deeply held views on abortion. But the main ...
In Latin America, the movement focused on putting former despots behind bars. But a neoliberal program that had arisen under the Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet swept the continent along with democracy, while the human rights movement did not learn enough of a new interest in distributional fairness ...


 

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