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We amplify Dejusticia's impact by developing powerful communications strategies, including pedagogical, activist and disruptive communications. We also impact public debates through our journalistic work.

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Climate Change and Future Generations Lawsuit in Colombia: Key Excerpts from the Supreme Court’s Decision

The Supreme Court of Justice ordered the protection of the Colombian Amazon from deforestation, ruling in favor of a group of 25 children and youth, who with the support of Dejusticia, sued the Colombian government for failing to protect their rights to life and a healthy environment. Here are key excerpts from the sentence.

Dejusticia launches groundbreaking playbook for the human rights field against populism

At the Defenders’ Days, during the international conference of human rights defenders organized by Civil Rights Defenders in Sweden, Dejusticia has launched the edited volume Rising to the Populist Challenge: A New Playbook for Human Rights Actors.

In historic ruling, Colombian Court protects youth suing the national government for failing to curb deforestation

The Supreme Court of Justice ordered the protection of the Colombian Amazon from deforestation, ruling in favor of a group of 25 children and youth, who with the support of Dejusticia, sued the Colombian government for failing to protect their rights to life and a healthy environment.

The needles revolution: reducing damages while protecting the health of drug users

The drug user population and, in particular, people who inject themselves with drugs are among the most marginalized and stigmatized groups in urban spaces. Living ...

A mother with many daughters

Earth is a mother with different names. In some cases, she is known as Madre Sierra, in others as Madre Selva. Sometimes she is called ...

The right to live and die without pain in the Americas

Carlos was 26-years-old and was studying at the University of Maracay in Venezuela.  One day he began to feel severe pain in his arms and ...

How I gave a mother a cake because I couldn’t get her son out of jail

“Kriz, I have just been charged by the government with terrorist propaganda. I don’t think we can meet as scheduled.” This was Aytaç’s text message ...

In Search of Lost Treasures: Indigenous Peoples and Seized Culture

People say that archaeological museums are worlds filled with priceless treasures.  Due to their old age and cultural value, different objects are taken to museums ...

Drawing lessons from the Colombian elections

It is normal for most analysts to focus on the impact of last Sunday's elections on the composition of the Congress and on the presidential ...

Praise for the average citizen

Last Sunday, it was my turn to be a voting jury in a place in the north of Bogotá. It was an interesting experience, which ...

What do we mean by freedom of food choice?: The link between nutrition labeling and human rights

From the moment we leave our homes early in the morning, until we return at the end of the day, we may have more than ...
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