Judicial Reform

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 14:18
Experts from Armenia, Georgia, and Moldova gathered in Tbilisi 30 April – 2 May to share their experiences and discuss best practices for the criminal investigation and prosecution of nuclear smugglers.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 14:13
While we welcomed Azerbaijani authorities’ willingness to allow us and other Western embassies to monitor the trial, we observed numerous irregularities, including inconsistencies in witness testimonies.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 06:18
Judge Marta Rosales asked Interpol for help in arresting Flores, who Salvadoran authorities believe has left the Central American country and could be in Panama.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 05:52
White House spokesman Eric Schultz said the administration would make “available in a classified setting a copy of the Awlaki opinion to any senator who wishes to review it prior to Barron’s confirmation vote.”
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 07:07
Paz y Paz’s exclusion has generated outrage in Guatemala and abroad from human rights groups who say the snub was politically motivated.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 06:08
Dozens of activists in Azerbaijan have clashed with police in Baku after a court issued sentences against eight activists of the youth opposition NIDA movement.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 13:02

This week Cuba was still considered a State Sponsor of Terrorism, the U.S. Congress looked at the effects of budget cuts on drug war operations, Colombia deployed the military to deal with rural protests and several countries in the region got a failing grade for press freedom. Here's a roundup of these stories and other highlights from around Latin America this week.  

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 06:34
A Mexican congressional decision this week that allows members of its armed forces to be tried in civilian courts for crimes against civilians is a long-awaited win for Mexico’s human rights, advocates say.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 08:18
Lo más importante de todo este análisis es visualizar cómo la mejoría en los indicadores de impunidad se traduce en un descenso en el principal indicador de violencia: la tasa de homicidios
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 08:01
Freedom House applauds the ruling of a regional court in Kyrgyzstan to reopen an investigation into allegations that human rights defender Azimjan Askarov was tortured while in detention in 2010.