Saturday, 31 January 2009

News Round-Up

Some positive news from the last few days:

is moving ahead with legal proceedings against some perpetrators of human rights abuses in its civil war.
Guatemala files 3,350 human rights complaints (AP)

Sentences against former Chilean intelligence chief Miguel Conteras will stand:
Chile upholds life terms for ex-intelligence chief (AP)

And the Colombian government declares its desire to beat extortion:
Colombia - Task Force Set Up to Combat Extortion (NY Times)

And the not so positive: Upside Down World discusses the parallels between the forced disappearances of the Argentine dictatorship and the continuing human trafficking of women:
Argentina: Women Keep Disappearing (Upside Down World)

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