Elliott Abrams’ Dark History in Latin America and the Struggle for Justice

February 4, 2012 Cyril Mychalejko 0

Elliott Abrams, a former high level State Department official during the 1980s, testified last week that the Reagan administration knew that Argentina’s military junta was systematically stealing babies from murdered and jailed democracy activists and giving them to right-wing families friendly to the regime. But this didn’t deter the State Department at the time from granting Argentina certification indicating that the country’s human rights record was improving.


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Rights Groups Denounce Duvalier Ruling in Haiti

February 1, 2012 Jim Lobe 0

(IPS) – International and local human rights groups Tuesday strongly denounced the ruling by an investigating judge in Haiti that former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier should not face charges for massive human rights abuses […]

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