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Dominican Republic: Withdrawal from top regional human rights court would put rights at risk

Headline Title:  Dominican Republic must not withdraw from regional human rights court 06 November 2014 The appalling ruling by the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court that could to lead to the country’s withdrawal from the Inter American Court of Human Rights would, if supported by the government, deprive hundreds of thousands of survivors of human rights abuses from any hope of justice, said Amnesty International.“With this latest judgement, the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic has confirmed its lack of independence and impartiality, proving it to be politically…

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