Letter to President Santos on the Amnesty Bill

Washington, D.C., December 25, 2016 Dear President Santos, I am writing to share Human Rights Watch’s assessment of the Amnesty bill the Colombian Congress started discussing last week. We appreciate that the Amnesty bill presented by the peace delegations has the stated purpose of excluding human rights atrocities, which would be investigated, prosecuted, and sanctioned by the Special Jurisdiction for […]

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OAS: Save Human Rights Body

Member countries of the Organization of American States (OAS) should promptly ensure that the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights receives enough financial support to fulfill its mandate, Human Rights Watch said today. The commission, a key defender of human rights in the Americas, faces a financial crisis that threatens justice and protection to victims of abuses across the continent. On […]

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