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News Releases

Human Rights Organizations Support Extension of Experts’ Mandate to Investigate Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Case

Letters Sent to Mexican President Peña Nieto and to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Group of Experts on Mexico's Ayotzinapa Case Release New Findings

Findings Suggest Significant Mishandling of Evidence by Mexican Government

Bolivia’s Innovative Coca Policy Secures Major Drop in Cultivation

Bolivian Experience Holds Lessons for Andean Countries, Offers Alternative to Forced Eradication

Amid Changes in Cuba, U.S. to Officially Open New Embassy: WOLA in Havana

WOLA will be in Havana for the Inaugural Ceremony