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Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 4:00 AM Mike Derer/AP The Hudson County Jail in Kearny, N.J., has been identified by the Detention Watch Network as one of the worst immigration detention centers in the U.S.
Expressing "serious concern" over a constitutional reform measure affecting Colombias military justice system, the United Nations human rights office Tuesday called on the country's President and the President of the Congress to reconsider their
Victims of alleged human rights violations in Indonesia, a country where human rights courts set up in 2000 have yet to convict a single case, are facing an uphill battle to bring perpetrators to justice. Data from local NGO Commission for Missing
Rights Violations Over-Shadow Presidential Visit Civil society groups question UK-Indonesia ties Fourteen years ago, the downfall of President Suharto in 1998 set Indonesia on a course of reform and democratic transition that has impressively
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, said she was disturbed by continuing allegations of violence against Tibetans seeking to exercise their fundamental human rights of freedom of expression, association and religion, and
Unlike refugees, IDPs have not crossed an international border to find sanctuary but have remained inside their home countries...As citizens, they retain all of their rights and protection under both human rights and international humanitarian law.
October 18, 2012 People's tribunals are more effective than official commissions of inquiry in the investigation of rights violations and in formulating effective redress mechanisms When the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) held its latest
Colonel Raju Basnet to the rank of Brigadier General of the Nepal Army, in spite of the seriousness of the allegations of human rights violations brought against him. Colonel Raju Basnet, then Lieutenant Colonel, was in charge of the Bhairabnath
They said the President should set up an ad hoc human rights tribunal to process those involved in human rights abuses. In June, the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) declared the 1965 purge a gross human rights violation. Komnas HAM
There are concerns for her safety and she is at risk of further intimidation and attacks. Amnesty International has received credible information that Olga Hamadi , a female human rights lawyer working for non-governmental organization KontraS Papua