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Esta investigación, coordinada desde DPLF, comprende informes por cada país elaborados por organizaciones nacionales, de larga trayectoria y experticia en la materia a estudiar: el Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) en Argentina, el Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Justicia y Sociedad (DeJusticia) en Colombia, el Centro sobre Derecho y Sociedad (CIDES) en Ecuador y el Instituto de Defensa Legal (IDL) en Perú, y un análisis comparativo, a cargo del reconocido consultor Luis Pásara, que condensa las tendencias comunes y formula propuestas para responder institucionalmente al problema en la región.

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This report provides the most detailed published account to date of criminal investigations into many specific brigades and battalions responsible for large numbers of alleged false positive killings, lays out the now substantial evidence that senior army officers were responsible for many of the killings, and assesses the obstacles that so far have impeded such officers from being held accountable. Based on an extensive review of criminal case files, judicial rulings, and data on prosecutors’ investigations into false positives; witness testimony, much of it previously unpublished; and our interviews with more than 40 prosecutors, witnesses, victims’ family members, and lawyers, among others.

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Organization logo: Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ)

La Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ) busca contribuir: i) al desarrollo del derecho internacional de los derechos humanos y del derecho internacional humanitario, de conformidad con los propósitos y principios de la Carta de Naciones Unidas, ii) a la vigencia de los derechos humanos y el Estado social de derecho en Colombia.

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Organization logo: Green Light Aid and Development

Green Light Aid and Development is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization. Its goal is the protection of human rights. To achieve this, they work within the recommendations of the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights, and the treaties to which Honduras is a party.

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The United Nations Rule of Law Website and Document Repository seeks to provide UN staff, other practitioners and the general public with knowledge resources to assist in building their understanding of and skills in rule of law work. This section affords access to the tools, materials and documents, and practical information on jobs, knowledge exchange networks and training, available in the rule of law field today. While the principal focus is on UN knowledge resources, the section is designed to also be an avenue for UN practitioners to more easily access the various external rule of law resources available.

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This report is published by Human Rights Watch/Americas as part of Human Rights Watch’s special initiative to examine the impact on human rights internationally of counternarcotic programs and policies.

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This study is divided in two sections. The first gives a historical account of the development of environmental NGOs in Argentina, during and after the transition from a military to a democratic government. The second section studies the institutional, legal and cultural constraints and opportunities environmental NGOs face when trying to influence decision-making processes.

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This report assesses the activities of organized crime groups, terrorist groups, and narcotics traffickers in general in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, focusing mainly on the period since 1999. This assessment has made extensive use of books, journal articles, and other reports available in the Library of Congress collections.

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