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Americas Impunity

Brazil: Marielle and Anderson, 6 years later

After 6 years seeking justice, the families of human rights defender Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes, as well as Brazilian civil society and the international community received news this morning (March 24th) of the preventive detention of three suspected masterminds of the crime:...
Americas Human Rights Defenders and Activists

“We are constantly on high alert”: activists and health professionals who defend the right to abortion are contending with growing risks

By Lisa Maracani and Josefina Salomón* There is rarely a dull day at work for Dr. Laura Gil, a Colombian gynecologist. But even for her, certain days stand out from the rest. One morning in 2022, as she walked down the main hall of one of the clinics where she works in the Colombian capital...
Argentina War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

Argentina: Amnesty International makes submission to Argentine criminal court’s investigation into crimes against humanity in Venezuela

Argentine courts are fully competent to investigate, prosecute and criminally punish the perpetrators of crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela, Amnesty International said in a submission filed on 26 February 2024 before the National Criminal and Federal Correctional Court No. 2 in...