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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.
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.

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Social Protests Colombia

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

Since April 28, when various sectors of society went on strike, Colombia has been caught in the middle of repression by law enforcement, a stigmatizing response by the national government, ...
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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 ...
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We condemn violence and call for respect for the right to protest in Colombia

Diverse social sectors took to the colombians streets since last Wednesday, April 28, in response to a call for a national strike, mainly due to the filing of a tax ...
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Human Rights Venezuela

New Research Report: “The Defense of Human Rights in Venezuela”

Civil society organizations in Venezuela have found themselves greatly weakened by the complex humanitarian emergency and the restriction of democratic spaces. For more than 17 years, the state has adopted ...
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UNHCR country offices

“Protecting Human Rights on the Ground,” a report on UNHCR country offices

AlertaVenezuela (Venezuela), in conjunction with the Center for Law, Justice, and Society, Dejusticia (Colombia) and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University (USA) present the ...
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Protest Colombia

Supreme Court of Justice protects the right to protest against police violence

Bogotá, September 22, 2020 At the end of 2019, during the National Strike of November 21st demonstrations and mobilizations, a group of citizens, social organizations, human rights defenders, students, journalists, ...
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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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From Snow Angels to a Humanitarian Emergency

If States like Texas with ample means to tackle climate change fail to do so, the world as a whole fails given that the planet loses momentum in the collective effort to become more resilient against this phenomenon.
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Despite Biden’s Victory, Authoritarian Populism Continues to Threaten U.S. Democracy

The Republican Party violates norms which protect democracy more frequently than 85% of other political parties leading democracies around the world. Their lack of commitment to these norms shows that the U.S. political system could be weakened even further if another antidemocratic leader comes to power.
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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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