Issues: Independence of the judiciary

See also: Justice
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Military Tribunals in Egypt - Khairat Al-Shatar

Interview with Zahra Khairat Al-Shatar in May 2010. She is the daughter of Khairat Al-Shatar, arbitrarily detained in Egypt and one of the many Egyptian civilians to be tried in a military tribunal.

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Human rights defenders

Witnessed: 2807 times


Human Rights Violation At The University Of Law Morocco, Méknes

We Students Of The University Of Law Decided To Boycot The Exam Of The 13 January 2010 - 13 Yes Unlucky Number = Maybe Was The Cause Of Violent Police Acts Without Any reasons .We Were Forced To Pass ...

Regions: Morocco

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Corporations and human rights, Corruption

Witnessed: 3085 times


Villagers Unit to Release Community Representatives in Land Dispute

2,000 hectares of land belonging to more than 300 villagers in 10 villages was confiscated on 23 September 2009 by Okhna Ly Yong Phat, a Senator from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, for use as ...

Regions: Cambodia

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Human rights defenders

Witnessed: 3257 times


The Judge and the General by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco

When in 1998 Chilean judge Juan Guzman was assigned the first criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator, General Augusto Pinochet, no one expected much....

Regions: Chile

Issues: Forced disappearances, Independence of the judiciary, Mass killings

Witnessed: 2644 times


Michel Medina Díaz hace un llamado internacional pidiendo que intercedan para Ariel Sigler Amaya

Michel Medina Díaz, integrante de la junta directiva del Movimiento Independiente Opción Alternativa en Cuba y ahora su representante en el exilio y familia de Ariel pide que la comunidad internacio...

Regions: Cuba

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Independence of the judiciary, Torture

Witnessed: 3108 times


Archiving the Rio Negro Genocide for Memory and Evidence

I first became familiar with the stories of Rio Negro and Jesus Tecu Osorio not long after coming to work at WITNESS, five years ago....

Regions: Guatemala

Issues: Impunity, Independence of the judiciary, Mass killings

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