Defense of Victims in the Context of Public Defense in Peru

Commissioners: Dinah Shelton, Rosa María Ortiz, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez State: Peru The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a thematic hearing to discuss the implementation of the new Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos (Ministry of Justice and…

New Somali Constitution Seeks to Protect Individual Rights

After over two decades of transitional governance, Somalia’s National Constituent Assembly adopted a provisional constitution, with 96 percent approval, that would introduce sweeping individual protections to a country that has struggled to form a legitimate government. The constitution went into…