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Colombia must implement the IACHR’s recommendations regarding social leaders, even during the pandemic

In its recent report, the IACHR crucially underscores the importance of recognizing the right to defend rights and the fundamental role of social leaders in Colombia, especially in the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We won the Tang Prize!

Dejusticia, a Colombian think-do-tank with 15 years of history, is one of the three organizations in the world awarded this year with the Tang Prize in the Rule of Law category, and the first Latin American laureate in the history of the Tang Prize. This award, delivered biennially since 2014 by the Academia Sinica (Taiwan),…

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Colombia must implement the IACHR’s recommendations regarding social leaders, even during the pandemic

The report Human Rights Defenders and Social Leaders in Colombia, recently presented by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) after their visit to the country in November 2018 repeatedly ...
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We won the Tang Prize!

Dejusticia, a Colombian think-do-tank with 15 years of history, is one of the three organizations in the world awarded this year with the Tang Prize in the Rule of Law ...
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INCLO condemns the use of excessive force and the misuse of less-lethal weapons against protesters in the USA

News media reports indicate that rubber bullets, tear gas and in some cases live ammunition have been used by police officers against protesters, in violation of the basic human rights ...
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Superior Court of Bogotá reaffirms that the right to defend human rights of social justice leaders must be protected

On May 11, the First Civil Chamber of the Superior Court of Bogota affirmed the protection of ten leaders in Colombia’s right to defend human rights. This important ruling confirms ...
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Climate Change Research Coordinator, International Area

Application deadline: Wednesday, 29 January 2020 Complete applications should be sent to Juan David Cabrera ([email protected]). The Climate Change Coordinator of the International Area will work with the area Director and ...
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Environmentalists of Caquetá gathered inputs for the creation of the Intergenerational Pact for the life of the Amazon

What do you imagine when you think of the Amazon? Who is primarily responsible for deforestation? The industries, the state or the way we consume? What guarantees should we demand ...
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Digital Transitions in Transitional Justice

The digitalization of transitional justice should not be seen as a long-term solution, as it can never replace the visceral dynamics of in-person human interaction and emotion, both essential in transitional justice processes.
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The Human Rights-based Approach: The Pending Issue of the Migration Law

Although the Colombian government has implemented a series of measures to assist the Venezuelan population, this response has been sectorized and short-term in nature.
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The Right to Have Rights: A Debate on Nationality in Colombia

Over ten human rights organizations appeared before the Constitutional Court asking to adopt the definition of domicile contained in the Civil Code, as provided in the Political Constitution and Law 43/1993
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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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