United States

3/22/2015

US soldiers and military contractors sexually abused more than 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007

3/18/2015

The Condor process against 32 persons involved in the murder or disappearance of 23 Italians during the military dictatorships, begins tomorrow its second session, a month after the first view.

2/27/2015

U.S. officials have identified about 300 Bosnian immigrants who they believe concealed their involvement in wartime atrocities including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre

2/9/2015

A federal judge sentenced a former Guatemalan Army officer to the maximum 10 years in prison Monday for immigration crimes, ruling that the ex-commando obtained U.S. citizenship by concealing his role in the massacre of 250 men, women and children in a Guatemalan village in 1982.

1/9/2015

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Djamel Ameziane filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) seeking reparations from the US government for human rights violations he alleges that he endured while in custody.

In the northeastern corner of the United States, the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is hearing from all those affected by the practices of the state’s child welfare system. The TRC's operations might seem small in scale, but the story of its creation is a story of transformation in its own right. It’s a story of unlikely bi-partisan political agreements, and unprecedented cooperation between Native and non-Native communities, all towards the goal of bringing a painful past to light.

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