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Attention to GAFA (II)

By César Rodríguez Garavito | February 23, 2018

It was thought that what was good for the GAFA was good for the world. It was believed that for the benefits of technology to reach everyone, it would be best to let companies self-regulate.

Attention to GAFA

By César Rodríguez Garavito | February 9, 2018

It’s time to look at GAFA through a magnifying glass, as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are known, the dominant companies of the digital era.

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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.

News

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.

Jury Finds Former Bolivian President and Defense Minister Responsible for Extrajudicial Killings of Indigenous People

Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, and Carlos Sánchez Berzaín, ordered security forces in Bolivia to use deadly military force against unarmed civilians to suppress popular protests against government policies. In all, security forces slaughtered 58 citizens and injured more than 400, almost all from indigenous Aymara communities.
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Columbia University climate scientist supports climate change litigation case in Colombia

Scientist Dr. James E. Hansen, a global expert on climate change, submitted an amicus brief supporting the climate change case Dejusticia filed alongside 25 children and young people who are suing the Colombian government for failing to stop deforestation in the Amazon region.

Opinion

A mother with many daughters

Daughters from a same mother are mobilizing in Colombia, Ecuador, the United States, Philippines and Mexico to defend it.

The right to live and die without pain in the Americas

Living and dying without pain is a very important component of the right to health. Consequently, States have an obligation not only to remove obstacles that prevent patients from obtaining palliative drugs, but also to promote more flexible programs and policies that facilitate access to these medicines.

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

Certainly one does not need to be a human rights activist to be able to shake someone’s hand. But it’s only a truly caring and grounded advocate who can write a set of policy recommendations and at the same time keep giving hope to the people s/he works with to make sure that all this does not become pointless in the end.

Closing of Civil Society spaces

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.

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

Certainly one does not need to be a human rights activist to be able to shake someone’s hand. But it’s only a truly caring and grounded advocate who can write a set of policy recommendations and at the same time keep giving hope to the people s/he works with to make sure that all this does not become pointless in the end.

Former President of Bolivia Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada will go to trial in the US for his role in the massacre of more than 50 citizens

This Marks the First Time in U.S. History a Former Head of State Will Sit Before His Accusers in a Civil Human Rights Trial

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