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Guatemala Recommits to Battle against Criminal Impunity
Extending the work of a UN-backed commission in Guatemala that fights corruption and organized criminality will reinforce efforts to strengthen the rule of law, the Open Society Justice Initiative said.
Time to Acknowledge Obstruction of Khmer Rouge Prosecutions
A failure by UN and international officials to admit that the Cambodian government is now deliberately obstructing the work of the Khmer Rouge tribunal risks undermining its integrity and reputation.
Guatemala Should Seek Renewal of UN-backed Anti-Impunity Commission
The International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala is an “indispensable partner” in the battle against organized criminality and corruption, according to a new assessment from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Cambodia Must Cooperate with New Khmer Rouge Prosecution Process
The Open Society Justice Initiative is urging Cambodia to stand by its commitments to the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal, where new charges have been brought against two former senior leaders of the organization.
Former Khmer Rouge Leaders Found Guilty of Crimes against Humanity
The conviction on of the two most senior surviving leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime marks a historic milestone both for international justice, and for Cambodia’s effort to confront its violent past.
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Urged to Step Up Outreach
The Open Society Justice Initiative is urging Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal and its international supporters to renew efforts to inform the Cambodian people about the tribunal's work.
Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal Must Protect Suspects’ Rights
The Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia must protect the rights of suspects in the investigation of two cases that have not yet come to trial.
Guatemalan Court Ruling on Attorney General’s Term Undermines Rule of Law
Guatemala’s constutional court has moved to cut short the four year term of the country’s reforming attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz.