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Rights group calls for US reparations over 1989 Panama invasion

Rights group calls for US reparations over 1989 Panama invasion

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By AFP — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has called on Washington to compensate victims and families of the 1989 invasion of Panama, accusing US forces of multiple rights violations as they moved to overthrow dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega, according to a newly released document. A 91-page report issued Friday says the United States “is responsible” for violating civilians’ rights “to life, liberty (and) security.” The report says…

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