Posts Tagged: impunity
Mexico is the third deadliest place in the world to do journalism — and the U.S. is making things worse.
The U.S. hasn't agreed to resettle any of its own torture victims, much less offered any other form of accountability.
In Veracruz, Mexico, 17 journalists have been murdered and five have gone missing in the last six years. One journalist continues to ask questions.
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.
Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars — compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution.
Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
Guatemalans banded together to depose a corrupt administration with dark connections to human rights violations. But another election looms, and the candidates don't inspire confidence.
Survivors say rape has become "just a normal thing" for women caught up in South Sudan's civil war.
A broad-based movement against official corruption is rocking Guatemala to its core.