Argentina: New trial against the dictatorship militaries

The Argentine justice opens another chapter with the fourth trial for the events that occurred in the School of Mechanics of the Navy

No more impunity: Who is the person condemned for the murder of Jaime Garzón?

After a 19-year investigation, a judge sentenced a senior official to 30 years in prison and a fine of 500 minimum monthly salaries

Mothers by force: What women from El Salvador suffer due to gangs

Under threats and constant vigilance, Salvadoran women are forced to take care of the children of gang members

As the Argentine senate rejects the legal abortion, How can we compare it to the case in Uruguay?

On August 9, the Argentine Senate decided to reject the Law of Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy

Colombia: Women submit report on sexual violence cases to Special Jurisdiction for Peace

The challenge will be to overcome the impunity of 97% that exists in cases of sexual violence associated with the armed conflict in Colombia

What is the protocol to guarantee social protest in Colombia and where does it come from?

The Colombian government presented this week the "Protocol for the coordination of actions of respect and guarantee of peaceful protest"

The Nicaraguan crisis worsens: doctors are being fired for attending protesters

Doctors assure that their dismissals are unjustified, and that these are the result of taking care of wounded protesters against Daniel Ortega

"The defenders are the voices where there is no State": UN Special Rapporteur

During his visit to Colombia, Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur, spoke about the situation of the human rights defenders

Abused nuns, a disturbing reality in Chile

The cases recorded by law enforcement agencies are only the tip of the iceberg, as they are often handled behind closed doors

Life sentence for child rapists in Colombia: On which side of the scale are you?

It is expected that in 2019 citizens can decide at the polls whether or not to impose life sentences for child molesters

In Mexico, migrants are also persecuted and mistreated

Paradoxically, the Mexican government acts against Central American citizens in the same way that the United States does

Colombia: The towns and municipalities also rally against the assassinations of social leaders

This was the Velatón in Madrid, Cundinamarca: "We are here to show that social leaders do not die with impunity, and this is something that belongs to the people, rather than to the government itself"

Venezuela’s crisis reaches this point: The suicide rate exceeds the world average

"In several areas of the country there is an increase in the number of suicides. Merida would be the epicenter" affirms the Venezuelan Observatory of Violence

This is the Latin American country that receives the most refugees

According to UN statistics, in 2017 every two seconds a person was displaced

Latin America: The LGBTI community and their struggle to defend their rights

Despite progress and achievements, Latin America is still far from fully guaranteeing the rights of the LGBTI community

Why is the LGBT community afraid of the new government in Colombia?

Iván Duque has received broad support from the most conservative and religious sectors of the country, which generated alarm within the LGBT community

Peru: A university forbids wearing "provocative" clothing and the measure has been highly criticized

For the directors of the institution, the regulations aim to eliminate distractions and avoid cases of sexual harassment, but there is no evidence that a woman's clothing can affect her learning process

After an alarming case, Egypt wants to put an end to female genital mutilation

The Arab country promulgated a religious edict against female genital mutilation

Venezuela: A stampede in Caracas leaves 17 young people dead

The explosion of a can of tear gas in a nightclub in Caracas was the cause of the tragedy

To be an environmentalist in Latin America is synonymous of death?

58% of the homicides to environmentalists that occur in the world are registered in Latin American countries


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