Earlier this year the government in El Salvador negotiated a groundbreaking deal with the Salvadoran MS-13 and a rival gang, Calle-18. In a bold move, mediators in El Salvador essentially extended the framework of humanitarian engagement to gang warfare.
Popular protest can bring down the government in an Arab country. Who knew? It's a whole new ballgame. You think today's events in Tunisia are going to affect conversations in Algeria and Egypt? Maybe even in Haiti?
To fail to act in the interests of the majority of Haitians, with the argument that a new election would be too costly, would be "penny-wise, pound foolish." It's worth $30 million to protect $11 billion.
If you were a Haitian voter whose vote belonged OAS team sample, your vote will be treated differently than if your vote did not belong to that sample. This was the grounds on which the Supreme Court stopped the Florida recount.
IACHR found that U.S. deportation policy violates fundamental human rights because "it fails to consider evidence concerning the adverse impact of the destruction of families, the best interest of the children of deportees, and other humanitarian causes."
Feeling a clear and present danger from Team Obama's new bases designed to contain the FARC, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is threatening retaliation and cutting off oil exports to his top customer, the U.S.
Human Rights Watch should be investigating allegations by Honduran feminists and human rights groups that Honduran police are using rape and other sexual violence as weapons of intimidation against Hondurans nonviolently protesting the coup regime.