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National: Internal Security Law Passed amidst Protests

Photo @ Regeneracion

On November 30th, the Internal Security Law was passed by the Chamber of Deputies, with 248 votes in favor, 115 against and 48 abstentions. 580 more words

Human Rights

South China Sea Militarization: Fighters in the Paracels and Combat Logistics

The Diplomat

China admits deployment of jets to Woody Island, tests ability to keep islands supplied.

By Steven Stashwick

December 06, 2017

Last week, Chinese  1,085 more words

South China Sea

This Month in Negros - November 2017

Human Rights Workers Killed in Negros Oriental

From November 26-28, Karapatan, Alliance for the Advancement of Human Rights, lead a 30 member fact-finding mission in Bayawan, Negros Oriental, aiming to investigate reports of human rights violations in the area. 518 more words

Human Rights Violations

2014 Moncton Shooting

The police occupation is a risky but yet rewarding occupation. In uniform you are putting yourself at risk each and every day while trying to provide safety, security and maintaining order within the community. 1,464 more words


An Analysis of 2014 Moncton Shooting

In 2014, a tragic shooting incident occurred in the city of Moncton, New Brunswick which involved the deployment and gathering of police officers from across New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. 1,708 more words


Winner of Honduras’ Election Will Likely Be ‘Iron Fist’ Security

This news analysis was published at InSight Crime.

Honduras’ controversial election remains in limbo, but the results not so much. As is evident across the region in recent years, tightly contested elections or controversial presidencies lead in one direction: towards “iron fist” crime control policies. 578 more words


National: Hearing of Cases of Sexual Torture in San Salvador Atenco at IACHR Court

(@Ciudadanía Expres)

On November 16th and 17th, in the framework of a public hearing before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR Court), the eleven women survivors of sexual torture in the events of San Salvador Atenco, State of Mexico, in May 2006, shared their testimonies about what happened and the impunity that has prevailed. 352 more words

Human Rights