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

This report is the result of an assessment of the obstacles that civil society organizations are facing, as well as their resistance and resilience in their continued defense of human rights.
Storm in Texas

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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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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REQUIEM FOR JUSTICE: 44 writers, musicians and activists rally against social injustice and oppression amidst Covid-19

 Landscapes of Hope, a network of 25 civil society organizations from Latin America, South East Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, led by the Belgian NGO Action for Hope will ...
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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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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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International Humanitarian Law and Victims of Child Recruitment as Targets of an Attack

An interpretation of the spirit of IHL, manifested in the principles of military necessity and humanity, as well as the IHRL standards applicable to children, should always prohibit the State from causing excessive death or injury. There is nothing more excessive than killing recruited children —vulnerable, discriminated against, and abandoned by the State— in order to gain a military advantage that could have been achieved through other means.
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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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