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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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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
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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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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
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, November 7th, 2014
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Withdrawal of Dominican Republic from regional human rights court puts hundreds of thousands at risk

LONDON, England -- What it described as the “appalling” ruling by the Dominican Republic’s constitutional court that could to lead to the country’s withdrawal from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights More...