Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has filed charges Thursday against 15 members of the national army of “war crimes and crimes against humanity,” it was announced.
The Government of Colombia Wednesday received 40 recommendations from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) following a visit to the country by an observation group.
A new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) released Thursday has pointed out that the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro continues to apply systematic abuse and torture, particularly to political opponents.
Former Chilean President and current United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet Tuesday called for the release of Nicaraguan opposition politicians who have been placed under arrest by the Daniel Ortega regime over the past three weeks.
A resolution by the Organization of American States (OAS) condemning human rights violations and massive arrests of opposition leaders by Nicaragua was supported by 26 countries, opposed by three (one of them Nicaragua), while five nations abstained from voting either way. Argentina was one of them.
The Government of Argentina this weekend arrested Chilean fugitive Walter Klug Rivera, who was wanted for human rights violations during the military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
The Government of Israel Monday summoned Argentina's ambassador to Tel Avil Sergio Urribarri following the South American country's vote at the United Nations (UN) to create a Commission to investigate the “alleged violations of human rights in Israel and the Gaza Strip.”
As protests and violence remain part of Colombia's “normal” landscape, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) continues to wait for an official response from the Government to visit the country.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday said the “problem” of human rights in Venezuela “disappearing” and insisted there was no need for blockades when the way to solve these issues is through dialogue.
The Colombian government of President Iván Duque Thursday insisted that the National Unemployment Committee needs to withdraw from the conflicts affecting the country if there is to be any dialogue.