Mexico will work to create Law on enforced disappearance for June

The Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of Mexico, Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, announced at the UN he expects that by June the country has a general law of enforced disappearance. “The General Law on Enforced Disappearance is an immediate challenge. The...

Former members and current CIA agents defend against torture report

High range current spies and former members of the CIA discredited on Wednesday the Senate investigation regarding torture practices used after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in United States. The former interrogators and current CIA officials came out in...

Truth Commission confirmed 434 dead or missing during dictatorship in Brazil

The Truth Commission of Brazil (CNV) confirmed 434 dead or missing during the military dictatorship (1964-1985), according to the final report that on Wednesday received an shocked President Dilma Rousseff, tortured during the regime. “The third volume of this report...

Grandson 116 of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo was found in Argentina

The Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo in Argentina reported this Friday they recovered the grandson number 116, son of a couple still listed as missing during the military dictatorship (1976-1983). The National Commission for the Right to Identity (CONADI), which belongs to the...

UN: FARC must respect indigenous peoples in Colombia

The UN delegation in Colombia this Thursday asked the FARC to respect indigenous peoples, a day after the killing of two of its leaders in the Westof the Country, attributed to fighters from the armed group. “The United Nations expressed concern about these incidents and...

Nearly 2,000 dead in Syrian prisons according to Human Rights Observatory

Nearly 2,000 people died in 10 months in prisons and detention centers of Syrian intelligence services, where more than 200,000 prisoners are crammed, an NGO affirmed on Sunday. According to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (OSDH), between January 1 and October 31, 2014,...

Proposal for mass expulsion of immigrants in Spain worries the UN

The United Nations warned on Tuesday to Spain that the proposal of the ruling party, Partido Popular (PP), of massively expel illegal immigrants who jump the border fence could end in a violation of international law. “UNHCR (High Commissioner for Human Rights) are...

Execution of woman who killed alleged rapist in Iran is condemned by the UN

The UN special rapporteur for human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shahid, on Monday condemned the execution of the young woman Reihané Jabari, executed for killing the man who, according to her, tried to rape her, and warned of the deteriorating situation in the country. “I am...