Americas: Human rights in the Americas: Challenges and opportunities at a time of regression

Amnesty International believes it is essential to make human rights a crosscutting priority of public policy in the Americas
if we are to address the central theme of this XLVII General Assembly, which is: “Strengthening Dialogue and Concertation for Prosperity”. Amnesty International believes, however, that the serious social and economic gaps, gaps in participation, in access to justice and in the exercise of human rights that are still prevalent in the region, from north to south, are undoubtedly one of the main causes of the suffering and abuse faced by millions of the continent’s inhabitants.

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