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Constitutional conventions: best practice

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Updated: 39 min 52 sec ago
Human rights defenders targeted by government spying in Mexico
Future of the peace deal with the FARC depends on Constitutional Court ruling
Pressure mounts on government to investigate the murder and guarantee protection for the family of the activist
New law on foreign NGOs restricts the work of civil society
Human rights activist Rafael Marques takes part in event in Rio de Janeiro
Two years ago, the disappearance of 43 students had international repercussions and exposed the human rights crisis in Mexico
Egyptian government freezes assets of human rights defenders and NGOs
In an interview with SUR, UN special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants discusses the “migration crisis” in Europe
In an interview with Conectas, expert discusses the main challenges of the recent peace deal between the government and FARC
Authorities intimidate activist who denounced involvement of government officials in drug trafficking
Pressure mounts on Mexican government to investigate disappearance of students and punish those responsible
Release of activists does not represent an end to violations of freedom of expression and assembly
Authorities in the country continue to disregard UN recommendations on activist’s detention
Angolan activist José Marcos Mavungo is released after Supreme Court ruling
Organizations pressure Brazilian government to break its silence and condemn arbitrary detention of 17 Angolan activists
Human rights activist Manuel Nito Alves sentenced to six months in prison
Detention of activists should be addressed during visit by Angolan minister to Brazil
Article by Josefina Cicconetti on the march that marked one year since the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico
In an interview with Sur Journal 21, activists say the Mexican State has a duty to return their colleagues alive
Exhibition in solidarity with the families of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa opens in Mexico just days after OAS experts challenge the official version of the facts