Former Bolivian Interim President Jeanine Áñez, under preventive arrest for her alleged involvement in the repressions during the 2019 revolt that led to Evo Morales' resignation and her subsequent accession to power, has been subject to a psychiatric evaluation which recommended she be hospitalized.Add your comment!
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has ruled in Geneva that indigenous people are affected by Paraguayan companies spreading pesticides in areas neighbouring homes, schools, roads and rivers thus affecting the water supply to indigenous peoples, causing diarrhoea, vomiting, respiratory problems and headaches, were entitled to reparations.Add your comment!
The United States is returning to the United Nations Human Rights Council next January, after having withdrawn in 2018 under the Donald Trump administration. Washington secured 168 votes, far more than the simple majority of 97 required and will sit for the next three years.Add your comment!
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on States to take bold actions to give prompt and real effect to the right to a healthy environment, following a UN Human Rights Council’s landmark decision.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo Terrones Wednesday took the oath of office to the new prime minister and the other new members of cabinet following his first government reshuffle just a little after barely two months as head of state.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has ruled Paraguay was liable for violating judicial independence after arbitrarily dismissing Supreme Court Justices Bonifacio Ríos Ávalos and Carlos Fernández Gadea through impeachment in 2003.
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Saturday asked the Chilean Government to guarantee and protect the rights of migrant children, following violent incidents involving foreign citizens in the city port Iquique, which has been flocked by undocumented migrants.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday told the United Nations' 76th General Assembly that the COVID-19 pandemic has “finally shown and revealed strengths and weaknesses” in the world.
Cuban opponent and Sarajov Human Rights Prize from the European Parliament, Guillermo Fariñas was picked up by security forces on Wednesday at his home in the city of Santa Clara, with no information of the reason for his arrest or where he is being held.
A report released Tuesday by an Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) investigation group showed “summary executions” were carried out in Bolivia during the 2019 uprising which resulted in President Evo Morales' resignation.