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Duty to Investigate Political Killing Case Brought in IACHR against Honduras

Ángel Pacheco León was killed when campaigning for a seat in the National Congress of Honduras in 2001. His family, in collaboration with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, has recently filed a claim with…



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IACHR Issues Report on the Impact of Access to Information on Cases of Violence Against Women

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights published a report last March on Access to Information, Violence Against Women, and the Administration of Justice in the Americas. The report outlines relevant standards of rights of access…




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#BlackLivesMatter Movement Faces Governmental Surveillance

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Roseblum confirmed on November 10th, 2015 allegations that a Department of Justice investigator in Oregon targeted Black Lives Matter movement supporters in investigating potential police threats on social media. In a…