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Overview

The trial of former President Manuel Noriega relating to the enforced disappearance in 1970 of Heliodoro Portugal was suspended. An Indigenous community held protests against a hydroelectricity project that they said had not received their free, prior and informed consent. Civil society organizations denounced poor conditions at a naval prison.

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