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The following list from the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) International Coalition includes organizations sorted by region that conduct advocacy activities with regional and international human rights mechanisms.

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A conversation with Salvadoran human rights defenders Mirla Carbajal, lawyer with the Human Rights Institute of the Universidad Centroamericana, and Dina Cabrera, community activist and survivor of the Santa Cruz massacre; and Philippe Bourgois, Professor of Psychiatry and Anthropology at UCLA and survivor of the Santa Cruz massacre.

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The Arab Charter on Human Rights (ACHR) was adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States on 22 May 2004 and affirms the principles contained in the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.

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The report seeks to contribute to the development of the rule of law, democracy, and human rights in the country. The independence of the justice system is one of the principal concerns of the ICJ, cutting across its geographic and thematic areas of work. For this reason, in recent years, the ICJ decided to give a new impetus to reinforce its Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers.

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This publication reflects the interest of DPLF to analyze and share within Latin America the Peruvian experience in the design and management of the judicial disciplinary proceedings by a National Judicial Council, and thus contributes to improving the quality of other national efforts regarding judicial disciplinary systems that are still in early stages. Furthermore, this research developed recommendations for improvement that we envision as useful tools for members of the Peruvian National Council of Justice as well as other sectors of the judicial system and civil society interested in strengthening this institution.

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The report first describes Peru’s national legal framework. It describes the administration of labor law, labor institutions, and the system of labor justice. With regard to each of the covered labor rights, the report describes the relevant legal framework (national laws and international conventions) and practices. A companion report mandated by section 2102(c)(9) of the Trade Act provides additional information on the extent to which Peru has in effect laws governing exploitative child labor.

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Este Informe, que abarca la situación de los derechos humanos en la Argentina durante 2013 y 2014, se publica en una coyuntura particular. Se reflexiona sobre las transformaciones en materia de derechos humanos de este ciclo de gobiernos y sobre las relaciones de los organismos de derechos humanos –en particular, del CELS– con el Estado a lo largo de las tres décadas de la democracia argentina.

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