Constitutional Reforms on Human Rights in Mexico

Participants: State of Mexico Commissioners: Felipe González Morales; Dinah Shelton; Rodrigo Escobar Gil Countries: Mexico Topics: Constitutional Reforms on Human Rights in the State of Mexico On Monday, March 28, 2011, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) convened a…

“Baby Doc” Charged with Crimes Against Humanity

After twenty-five years in self-imposed exile, Haiti’s ex-dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has returned to Haiti and been charged with crimes against humanity for events that occurred during his 1971-1986 dictatorship.  Duvalier’s dictatorship was known for carrying out torture, execution,…