Global Americans publishes Fall 2018 edition of bi-annual report on human rights in the Americas
Global Americans is proud to release our September 2018 report on the state of human rights in the Americas. The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas. To read the report, click here.
Global Americans publishes Fall 2018 report on human rights in the Americas
Global Americans is proud to release our September 2018 bi-annual report on the state of human rights in the Americas. The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas. To read the report, click here.
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Resulta incomprensible que los diputados Gabriel Boric y Maite Orsini se hundan hasta el cuello en una polémica en la que ellos están libres de polvo y paja.
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