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Migrants – Victims of Crime, Not Criminals

Posted on 01 February 2011 by editor

By Emilio Godoy

MEXICO CITY, Feb 1, 2011 (IPS/TerraViva) – Although Central American migrants continue to face all kinds of abuses and even death on their way north through Mexico to the U.S. border, experts and activists have begun to see a slight change in approach to the issue.
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RIGHTS: Defenders Under Sustained Attack Worldwide

Posted on 16 January 2010 by editor

Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch. Credit: HRW

By Jim Lobe

WASHINGTON, Jan 20, 2010 (IPS) – Abusive governments around the world escalated their attacks against local human rights defenders and other independent monitors during 2009, according to the 2010 edition of Human Rights Watch’s annual ‘World Report’ released here Wednesday.
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