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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) laments the murder of Ever Cordero, who chaired a participatory dialogue process for victims of displacement in the department (province) of Córdoba, Colombia. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, American attorney, politician, and Chicano Movement activist Oscar Zeta Acosta was born in 1935. continue reading »
The son of rights activist Marisela Escobedo, who was shot and killed in northern Mexico in 2010 while demanding justice for the murder of her daughter, said a suspect arrested in his mother's slaying is a "scapegoat." continue reading »
Attorney Alejandro Cerezo received Germany's Aachen peace prize on behalf of Comite Cerezo, which works to defend human rights in Mexico. continue reading »
Chicano leaders and young people will march today to the cemetery at Fort Lupton, north of Denver, to commemorate Ricardo Falcon, a college student and activist slain 40 years ago. continue reading »
Migrants' rights activist the Rev. Alejandro Solalinde, who received death threats a few weeks ago, said he was leaving Mexico temporarily for his own safety. continue reading »
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, the Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and the Unit for the rights of persons LGBTI of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemn the murder of Eric Alex Martínez Ávila, continue reading »