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Defending human rights in Latin America
It was a watershed year for bringing human rights abusers to justice in Latin America.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 19:37 GMT
Uruguay scraps 'dirty war' amnesty
Parliament votes to lift amnesty on alleged crimes against humanity committed under military-backed dictatorship.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2011 20:06 GMT
Argentina jails officials from 'Dirty War'
Former naval officer Alfredo Astiz among 12 officials jailed for life over torture and murder during military rule.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2011 02:20 GMT
Argentina seeks life term for ex-navy officer
Alfredo Astiz, dubbed Blond Angel of Death, is accused of human rights abuses during 1976-1983 military rule.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2011 00:04 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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