Indigenous peoples

Guatemala. Le report du procès de Ríos Montt est une déception pour les victimes du génocide

L’annonce que le nouveau procès de l’ancien président du Guatemala et ex-général Efraín Ríos Montt est reporté à janvier 2015 équivaut à une justice très décevante pour les victimes du génocide et leurs familles, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 6 novembre 2013. L’annonce que le nouveau procès de l’ancien président du Guatemala et ex-général Efraín Ríos Montt est reporté à janvier 2015 équivaut à une justice très décevante pour les victimes du génocide et

Guatemala: La demora del juicio de Ríos Montt decepciona a las víctimas del genocidio

Las informaciones acerca de que el nuevo juicio del ex presidente de Guatemala, el general Efraín Ríos Montt, no comenzará hasta enero de 2015 constituyen un decepcionante aplazamiento de la justicia para las víctimas del genocidio y sus familiares, ha manifestado hoy Amnistía Internacional. Las informaciones acerca de que el nuevo juicio del ex presidente de Guatemala, el general Efraín Ríos Montt, no comenzará hasta enero de 2015 constituyen un decepcionante aplazamiento de la justic

Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims

Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for genocide victims and their relatives, Amnesty International said today. Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for

Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims - 6 noviembre 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for genocide victims and their rela Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for genocide victims and their relatives. Media Node:  Rios Montt trial delay Story Location:  Guatemala 15° 34' 21.3492" N, 90° 36' 54.8424" W “This decision to further delay is a letdown for genocide victims and their families who have already waited over three decades, and fought hard to ensure Ríos Montt was held to account in the courts” Fuente:  Sebastian Elgueta, Guatemala researcher at Amnesty International Fecha:  Mié, 06/11/2013 URL:  Guatemala: Conceder una amnistía a un genocidio sería una tragedia Descripción:  Op-ed (in Spanish), 6 November 2013 URL:  History on hold for victims of Guatemalan genocide Descripción:  Feature, 25 October 2013 URL:  Guatemala: Amnesty for former dictator would give green light to genocide Descripción:  News story, 24 October 2013 URL:  Guatemala overturns historic genocide conviction Descripción:  News story, 21 May 2013

Honduras: Candidatos Presidenciales responden a Amnistía Internacional - 5 noviembre 2013

Headline Title:  Honduras: Candidatos Presidenciales responden a Amnistía Internacional En anticipación a las elecciones presidenciales del 24 de Noviembre en Honduras, Amnistía Internacional escribió a los candidatos sobre la necesidad de priorizar los derechos humanos en sus propues En anticipación a las elecciones presidenciales del 24 de Noviembre en Honduras, Amnistía Internacional escribió a los candidatos sobre la necesidad de priorizar los derechos humanos en sus propuestas. Aquí, las respuestas recibidas. Media Node:  Honduras Story Location:  Honduras 14° 50' 44.4876" N, 87° 58' 42.6576" W

Honduras: Elections should mark a turning point for human rights - 5 noviembre 2013

Headline Title:  Honduras: Elections should mark a turning point for human rights Presidential candidates in Honduras must promise to address the dire human rights crisis in the country if there is any chance of putting an end to the escalating levels of violence, insecurity and Presidential candidates in Honduras must promise to address the dire human rights crisis in the country if there is any chance of putting an end to the escalating levels of violence, insecurity and impunity. Media Node:  Honduras elections 2 En un golpe de vista:  Human rights in HondurasHonduras is one of the poorest countries in the Americas, with 60% of the population living in poverty, and 39% in extreme poverty.In the 1980s around 200 people were forcibly disappeared by Honduran security forces.According to the United Nations, in 2011 the country registered the highest homicide rate in the world, at 91.6 per 100,000 populationOnly 20% of all criminal cases are investigated. Story Location:  Honduras 15° 0' 55.9296" N, 87° 37' 37.0308" W “The human rights situation in Honduras is dire and the future of the country hangs in the balance. These elections could mark a turning point, and the presidential candidates must commit to concrete changes to stop the widespread human rights abuses and violations perpetrated against the people of Honduras. ” Fuente:  Guadalupe Marengo, Amnesty International’s Americas Deputy Programme Director. URL:  Responses from candidates Descripción:  Candidates responses to Amnesty International's letter (in Spanish) URL:  Open letter to Honduran Presidential candidates Descripción:  Open Letter, 05 November 2013 URL:  Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment Descripción:  News Story, 19 September 2013

Mexique. La grâce accordée à un enseignant indigène doit être suivie d'une révision complète des procès inéquitables

La décision du président du Mexique de gracier Alberto Patishtán, un enseignant indigène qui a passé plus de 10 ans en prison à la suite d’un procès inique, est une reconnaissance bien tardive de l’injustice dont cet homme a été victime ; elle devrait cependant inciter à une révision complète d’un nombre considérable de procès inéquitables, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 30 octobre 2013. La décision du président du Mexique de gracier Alberto Patishtán, un enseignant indigène qui a passé plus de 10 ans en prison à la suite d’un procès inique, est une reconnaissance bien tardive

México: El indulto al maestro indígena Patishtán revela la necesidad de una revisión completa de los juicios injustos

La decisión del presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, de otorgar el indulto al profesor indígena tzotzil Alberto Patishtán, encarcelado durante más de una década tras un juicio injusto, no debe ser solamente un reconocimiento tardío de la injusticia cometida contra él, sino que debe impulsar una revisión completa a los innumerables casos de juicios injustos, manifestó Amnistía Internacional el día de hoy. La decisión del presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, de otorgar el indulto al profesor indígena tzotzil Alberto Patishtán, encarcelado durante más de una década tras un juicio injusto, no debe

Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned

The Mexican President’s decision to pardon indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán who was imprisoned for more than a decade following an unfair trial is a long overdue recognition of the injustice done to him, but it should spur a complete review of countless unfair trial cases, Amnesty International said today. The Mexican President’s decision to pardon indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán who was imprisoned for more than a decade following an unfair trial is a long overdue recognition of the injustice do

Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned - 30 octubre 2013

Headline Title:  Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned The Mexican President’s decision to pardon indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán who was imprisoned for more than a decade following an unfair trial is a long overdue recognition of the injustice do The Mexican government’s decision to release indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán after more than a decade is a long overdue recognition of the injustice done to him, but it should spur a complete review of countless unfair trials. Media Node:  Alberto Patishtan Story Location:  México 21° 42' 59.8968" N, 101° 36' 5.6268" W “Mexico’s prisons are populated by countless people like Patishtán. His liberation should be only the first step towards a total review of those cases and the adoption of measures that put a halt to discrimination and inequality in the access to justice” Fuente:  Javier Zúñiga, special advisor at Amnesty International Fecha:  Mié, 30/10/2013

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