Losing Ground: The Sixth Extinction and Development

The changes we have triggered on Earth shatter the distance and sense of remoteness that have governed our relationship with other species and the environment. This is a call to once again recognize our profound interdependence with our environment and protect it—if not for nature’s sake, then for our own.
International director

Attention! Job Opportunity at Dejusticia

Dejusticia is seeking a dynamic International Area Director who will both lead and work alongside the team to ensure the efficient functioning of the international area in its multiple tasks.

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International director

Attention! Job Opportunity at Dejusticia

INTERNATIONAL AREA DIRECTOR Application deadline: Friday, June 28 Complete applications should be sent to Juan David Cabrera at the following e mail: [email protected] The International Area Director will work with ...
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Santrich Case

Santrich Case: Dejusticia Defends and Respects the Autonomy and Independence of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP)

The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) administers justice according to the terms of the Colombian Constitution. Its decisions must be respected, even though they can be criticized and controverted through ...
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Amazon, Colombia

The Colombian government has failed to fulfill the Supreme Court’s landmark order to protect the Amazon

This Friday, April 5th, marks one year since Colombia’s Supreme Court of Justice ruled that the government must abate climate change by stopping deforestation in the Amazon. In its decision ...
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Join our Petition in Change.org: We want zero deforestation in the Amazon

We, the 25 children and youth who won the first case in Latin America involving climate change and future generations, met with experts and civil society organizations in Colombia to ...
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Deforestación, Colombia

#LetsChangeTheGoal: We ask for a change in the deforestation target proposed in the National Development Plan

Last March 5, 2019, the youth plaintiffs in the writ of protection (tutela) case involving climate change and future generations met with experts and civil society organizations to submit a ...
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Venezuela, diplomatic crisis

Leading Human Rights Organizations Support a Democratic, Non-Violent Solution to Venezuela’s Crisis

On January 23, Venezuelans took to the streets in massive numbers, rejecting Nicolas Maduro’s claim to a new presidential term based on an illegitimate electoral process, and supporting an end ...
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Losing Ground: The Sixth Extinction and Development

The changes we have triggered on Earth shatter the distance and sense of remoteness that have governed our relationship with other species and the environment. This is a call to once again recognize our profound interdependence with our environment and protect it—if not for nature’s sake, then for our own.
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Waiting to Advertise: Children and Junk Food

The strategy, then, is simple: companies assure themselves a client for life, without the person even knowing they're being sold something.
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Sentences for drug traffickers from South America’s Pacific

The harshest sentences are served by transporters who, in most cases, are dispensable actors in the value chain of narco-trafficking, and who are committing the crimes because of the marginalized and impoverished conditions in which they live.
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Stories
FromTheTerritory

We travel with 20 indigenous activists of the world to the heart of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Listen to this story about the Kankuama Resistance.


Dejusticia's
Documentaries

Discover some of the documentary pieces that we have made. Indigenous resistance, migration of Venezuelans to Colombia and stories of women coca growers, are some of our topics of interest.

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