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Uncovering Fate of the Missing and Disappeared Lebanese: Viability of a National Commission

Lebanon: ICTJ Study Shows Viability of a National Commission to Uncover Fate of the Missing and Disappeared

BEIRUT, January 27, 2016—Twenty-five years after the end of the… 624 more words


National/Guerrero: Unfavorable reports about corruption and human rights in Mexico

Luis Raúl González Pérez, CNDH president. Photo: @CuartOscuro

Two reports on human rights in Mexico coincided in that there is little progress in the areas of human rights and combatting corruption. 509 more words

Human Rights

UPDATED: Mississauga woman, 28, found after she was reported missing

A 28-year-old Mississauga woman has been safely located, police said Thursday.

Officers were searching for Christina Benoit, last seen Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7:45 p.m. near Bramalea City Centre Mall at 25 Peel Centre Dr. 32 more words


Adventures in Bread Making - I

Today I make a sourdough,

But I should have made one more,

The first it soon disappeared,

Once I’d shut the over door.


Chiapas: Community of Faith pilgrimage to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of jTatic Samuel


On Monday, January 25th, some three thousand members of Community of Faith (Pueblo Creyente) of the diocese of San Cristobal de Las Casas held a pilgrimage to remember the struggle and path of jTatic Samuel Garcia, ex-bishop of Chiapas, who died five years ago. 376 more words

Indigenous People

Guerrero: Sixteen months after the disappearance of their sons, the mothers and fathers of Ayotzinapa go to the Supreme Court

Photo @Somos el Medio

On January 26, 16 months after the disappearance of the students of Ayotzinapa Normal Rural School, their fathers and parents marched from the Angel of Independence monument to the Supreme Court of the Nation in Mexico City. 271 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: NGOs and human rights experts support the work of IGIE in the Ayotzinapa case

Photo: Lourdes Chávez.

Non-government organizations and experts in human rights supported the work of the of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts in the case of the 43 missing student teachers in a public communiqué on January 19, and they condemned the media and political campaign, which, they assured, attempted to undermine the legitimacy and recognition that their work has achieved. 397 more words

Human Rights