Paraguay: Since inception of democracy 115 peasant leaders executed or disappeared

Posted on August 10, 2014 • Filed under: Conflicts, Human Rights Latin America, Paraguay, Politics EFE reported a total of 115 peasant leaders executed were killed or disappeared between the 3 February 1989, date of the overthrow of the dictator Alfredo Stroessner, and on August 15, 2013, according to the report of the Coordinating Committee of human rights of Paraguay (Codehupy).

“” Computation is included in the “report Chokokue” (peasant, in guarani language), showing the responsibility for those deaths from different periods of democracy that followed the fall of Stroessner, for nearly 25 years, according to its authors.

“With respect to each of them, we are in conditions of point – valid for any criminal litigation evidence or international levels of individual and institutional State responsibility”, says the report eased Friday at the EFE News Agency. Read Article

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