How can a park in Port-au-Prince help thousands of Haiti’s poorest citizens exercise the right to participate in the public life of their community and country?
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A panel reflects on the recent trial and conviction of former Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt—the first time in history that a domestic court has found a former head of state guilty of genocide.
The chairs of the UN’s ten human rights treaty bodies added their voices to the growing calls to recognize the intrinsic connection between sustainable development and the rule of law.
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Drug policy reform took center stage this week at a summit of the Americas with unprecedented support from human rights groups.