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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 […]

Over The Line

Over The Line

By Mark Hiznay — The Mark News —  In 1999, more than 100 countries converged on Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, for the first formal meeting of the Ottawa Treaty, or the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, which had […]

Seeking Safety Alone

Seeking Safety Alone

By Jacqueline Bhabha — The Mark News —  The current refugee crises around the world affect no more vulnerable population than child migrants, who face exploitation, confinement and even death as they seek safety from war, poverty and persecution. Even those children who make it through this gauntlet find they […]

Law Eases Search for Persons Missing in 1980-2000 Armed Conflict

Law Eases Search for Persons Missing in 1980-2000 Armed Conflict

A law on the Search for Missing Persons has been published today in the official gazette, El Peruano, to facilitate the search for persons who were reported missing during the two decades of internal conflict in Peru, between 1980 and 2000.  The focus is to grant access to relatives and institutions to all […]