Justice System

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 07:05
Doce expertos de derechos humanos de las Naciones Unidas exhortaron hoy al Gobierno y al Congreso de Colombia a que reconsideren la posible adopción del proyecto de ley que reestructura y expande el alcance de la jurisdicción de los tribunales militares.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 07:59
The Supreme Court ruled last week to limit the jurisdiction of military tribunals in a move set to reshape how police officers are prosecuted in Chile, a decision hailed by human rights groups in and outside the country.
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 14:54

Mexico is getting ready to introduce its new gendarmerie police force, Colombia's Congress entered into its third round of debate over military justice reforms, and Nicaragua formalized its community police force . Read these highlights and more below. 


    Monday, August 11, 2014 - 06:44
    El comandante Daniel Ortega reduce el delito del femicidio al ámbito privado y crea “consejerías familiares” para que traten en primera instancia los casos de violencia, algo que ha disgustado a los organismos feministas. - See more at: http://www.confidencial.com.ni/articulo/18826/decretazo-contra-la-ley-779#sthash.kc24lGjK.dpuf
    Friday, August 8, 2014 - 07:15
    The United States has taken control of more than $480 million looted by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his associates after a court ruling, the Justice Department said on Thursday.
    Friday, August 8, 2014 - 06:18
    While Rafael Correa’s administration has strengthened the economy, it has concentrated power in the executive and persecutes judges and opponents according to a study by Dejusticia, DPFL, and IDL
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 06:34
    US President Barack Obama should ensure that human rights concerns are a major focus of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, Human Rights Watch said today. Rights concerns should not be relegated to meetings in the margins of the summit.
    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 06:21
    A specter is haunting Africa — the specter of impunity. Many countries the United States considers allies are in the grip of corrupt, repressive tyrants; others are mired in endless conflict.
    Friday, August 1, 2014 - 07:06
    Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 06:15
    The flamboyant son of Senegal's ex-President Abdoulaye Wade has called himself a "political prisoner" during his first appearance at a special court trying him on corruption charges.