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Extrajudicial Killing Dims Hopes for Colombia’s Demobilized FARC

Dimar Torres, a demobilized member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was shot just outside of Campo Alegre

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Turkey: Mass Prosecution of Lawyers

Misuse of Terrorism Charge Undermines Fair Trial Rights

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Colombia: Veto Could Undermine Accountability

Colombian President Iván Duque’s partial veto of a transitional justice bill could undermine and delay progress toward justice for wartime atrocities

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Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings

The Colombian government has appointed at least nine officers credibly implicated in extrajudicial executions and other abuses to key positions of the army

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“A Difficult Year in Turkey”? You’re tellin’ me…

International Observatory of Human Rights have added to the long list of the country’s human rights violations in their recent 2018 in Review: Human Rights Violations in Turkey

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Iran’s Judiciary Threatens Executions for Economic ‘Crimes’

Following the execution of 3 Kurdish activists by Iran on Saturday 8th, here is Human Rights Watch’s August 10 look at the regime’s increasing dependence on the death penalty to address issues within Iranian society

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Burmese Military Murder Campaign INDICTED!

August 25, marked the first anniversary of the most recent assault by the Burmese military (the Tatmadaw), against the Rohingya people as well as other ethnic minorities in northern Myanmar

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AFRIN: HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH QUESTIONS TURKEY ON CIVILIAN DEATHS

Turkish Armed Forces appear to have failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties in three attacks in northwest Syria in late January 2018, Human Rights Watch said today

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