“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,…

Human Rights Situation in Panama

Participants:State of Panama, Unión de Abogados y Abogadas Indígenas de Panamá Countries:Panama Topics:General Human Rights Situation “I think the government treated us this way because we are indigenous. People have been injured, killed, and the government says nothing happened,” said…