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UN Human Rights Commissioner in Lima

UN Human Rights Commissioner in Lima

President Kuczynski emphasized the government’s commitment to promote and protect human rights in Peru and the region, in a palace meeting on Monday with the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. Zeid is visiting Peru and Uruguay this week to discuss the progress and challenges in […]

Human Rights 2.0 – Protecting Privacy in the Digital Age

Op-Ed by Harald Braun — The Mark News —  A few months ago, Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In November 1989, peaceful demonstrators not only overcame the decades-long artificial divide of Germany, but also put an end to an oppressive regime infamous for […]

UN indigenous rights expert calls on Peru to improve dialogue

UN indigenous rights expert calls on Peru to improve dialogue

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, urged Peru’s government on Wednesday to improve dialogue with indigenous peoples involved in recent anti-mining protests in Puno. Aymara communities began protests in early May calling for the cancellation of a silver project owned by Canadian firm Bear […]