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Central American governments losing capacity to protect citizens

Central American governments are losing the ability to protect their own people from the effects of violence, “in particular women and children.”

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US acknowledgement of police brutality against African Americans “first step”

The acknowledgement by the United States authorities of police brutality against African Americans is a “first step” to addressing the problem, according to a senior UN human rights official.

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Guantánamo prison should be closed “promptly” and dismantled

The detention centre at Guantánamo Bay should be closed “promptly” by the United States and dismantled, said the UN’s expert on judicial independence.

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