Peru’s Top Court Reinstates Pardon for Former President Alberto Fujimori

The court issued a ruling to release Mr. Fujimori from prison, where he has served less than 15 years of a 25-year sentence for committing human rights abuses.

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International Court Rules in Favor of Trans Rights in Honduras

The landmark decision from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, born out of a brutal murder, could have far-reaching implications for L.G.B.T.Q. rights across Latin America.

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As Old Murder Case Takes On New Life, Some Transgender People Dare Hope

Outraged by a long-ignored slaying in Honduras, lawyers are urging a human rights court in Central America to force governments to better protect transgender people in a region where they are targets.

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Same-Sex Marriage in Conservative Costa Rica Was Not a Miracle

The country’s model of social inclusion by way of law kicked in.

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