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Colombian Democracy in the Streets

Confronted with the violence in the protests, the government and political leaders, as well as social leaders, must first promote the de-escalation, putting human rights at the center of the crisis management.
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The ABCs of the Social Protest and Human Rights Crisis in Colombia

If you have not yet understood the serious situation in the streets of Colombia since April 28, 2021, we explain three essential aspects of the social mobilization agenda in which violence has been an unfortunate protagonist.
Social Protests Colombia

The ABCs of the Social Protest and Human Rights Crisis in Colombia

If you have not yet understood the serious situation in the streets of Colombia since April 28, 2021, we explain three essential aspects of the social mobilization agenda in which violence has been an unfortunate protagonist.

Protests in Colombia: 650 civil society organizations call for urgent action from IACHR

Given the fragile institutional situation and the seriousness of human rights violations in Colombia, a group of 650 organizations, including Dejusticia, made a joint call to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) asking to energetically condemn the acts of violence and repression of social protest in Colombia and to visit the country to verify…

We condemn violence and call for respect for the right to protest in Colombia

For the allegations of human rights violations during the current national strike, we call for compliance with the orders issued by the Supreme Court of Justice for these contexts.

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Colombian Democracy in the Streets

Confronted with the violence in the protests, the government and political leaders, as well as social leaders, must first promote the de-escalation, putting human rights at the center of the crisis management.
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We believe that empowered communities imbued in a culture of inclusiveness, and stronger, more rights-focused institutions can ignite virtuous cycles of community engagement, policy reform, and accountability.  We work to strengthen the rule of law and the voice of the Global South, empower vulnerable and marginalized communities, and combat inequality with a human rights focus.

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Dejusticia has launched multiple initiatives that have become stand-alone projects. This is part of our work to strengthen the voice of the Global South and provide useful tools for diverse communities.

THE ROAD TO PEACE A web resource by Dejusticia to contribute to the implementation of the peace process in Colombia Image: Beau Rogers GLOBAL RIGHTS BLOG A Global South perspective on human rights debates South Africa: Marakele Nat'l Park Star Trails (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) THE HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACTS OF COAL IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH THE ROAD TO PEACE A web resource by Dejusticia to contribute to the implementation of the peace process in Colombia Image: Beau Rogers PRIOR CONSULTATION information center OBSERVATORY OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION CARE PALLIATIVE AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AMERICAS Amphibious Accounts Human Rights Stories from the Global South

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