South American Heads pledge ‘unwavering respect for human rights’

South American leaders meeting here yesterday pledged to defend democracy with the approval of a democratic charter which will serve as a guide in the event of any disruptions and coupled it with a declaration of “unwavering respect for human rights”.

“We will not allow any would-be coup leader to take control and rule undemocratically”, President Bharrat Jagdeo told reporters following a closing  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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