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Francesco Corallo Interpol
By Edition On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Corallo files complaint with European Human Rights Court

PHILIPSBURG - On April 20, the lawyers of businessman Francesco Corallo filed an official complaint with the European Court of Human Rights in Strassbourg, France, considering what they hold for “inhuman conditions” More...

By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Lack of freedom of expression in Cuba criticised at human rights meeting

WASHINGTON - Miguel Henrique Otero, editor of the Caracas, Venezuela, newspaper El Nacional, represented the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) at a meeting on Wednesday before the Inter-American Commission More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

European Court of Human Rights rejects petition made by Gerrit Schotte and others

WILLEMSTAD – Former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte and the other applicants who requested the European Court of Human Rights to review their case have received an answer from the court. The request More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Press release: “No collision between Curaçao and the Netherlands”

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curacao denies that a collision with the Netherlands is imminent or that there is a need for any confrontation with the European kingdom partner. Reports suggesting otherwise are biased More...

By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Parliamentary majority seeks protection of the European Court of Human Rights

WILLEMSTAD - Last Friday 24th February, a group of MP of the Dutch Caribbean Island, Curacao, have applied to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (France), seeking the annulment of the recent decision More...

Havana Cuba
By Edition On Friday, June 10th, 2016

Cuba-EU human rights dialogue moves forward despite differences

HAVANA - A round of talks on human rights between Cuba and the European Union (EU) was held in Havana on Sunday, June 6, when, despite profound differences, both parties agreed they had made advances. According More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Netherlands does not interfere with abuses in SDKK

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands will not interfere in the prison, the Sentro pa Detenshon i Korekshon Korsou (SDKK) on Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk in More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 17th, 2015

UN rights chief urges Cuba to halt harassment of activists and respect human rights

GENEVA, Switzerland -- The top United Nations human rights official has expressed concern over the extremely high number of arbitrary arrests and short-term detentions of individuals, including human rights defenders More...

Castries Saint Lucia
By Edition On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

St Lucia’s human rights record to be reviewed by UN

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Saint Lucia’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the second time on Thursday in a meeting that will More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

U.S. sanctions are not against Venezuela, but against criminals and corrupt officials

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department said that Washington is not seeking to destabilize Venezuela, as Venezuelan government authorities have claimed. This was established by the State Department spokeswoman, More...