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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…






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Riots on Christmas Island draw attention to Australia’s human rights record, which is set for international scrutiny under the UPR today

Early this morning riots broke out at Christmas Island immigration detention centre. The facility is part of Australia’s offshore processing centres where asylum seekers are being held, as well as New Zealanders facing deportation under…