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Are Human Rights Still Effective?

Are Human Rights Still Effective?

In 2018, we brought together activists from 11 Global South countries to reflect on the importance of human rights in contexts where their effectiveness has been questioned. Their conclusions were compiled in the book Reimagining the Future of Human Rights.

We stand in solidarity with palestinian human rights organizations

Israeli government declared palestinian human rights organizations as terrorist groups. INCLO members call Israel to desist from persecution campaign

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We stand in solidarity with palestinian human rights organizations

Israeli government declared palestinian human rights organizations as terrorist groups. INCLO members call Israel to desist from persecution campaign
El Salvador

El Salvador: State of Exception and Attacks against Human Rights Defenders and Organizations Facilitate State Abuses

We call on the government of El Salvador to comply with its international commitments on human rights and cease attacks against national and international civil society organizations that work for the protection of fundamental rights.

Get involved! Our fellowship program for human rights defenders from the Global South is now open!

If you belong to an organization that defends human rights in a country in the Global South that is in an emergency or high risk context, we invite you to participate in our fellowship program so that, with our support, you can develop your projects.

Opinion

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.

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.

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.

Closing of Civil Society spaces

Are Human Rights Still Effective?

Are Human Rights Still Effective?

In 2018, we brought together activists from 11 Global South countries to reflect on the importance of human rights in contexts where their effectiveness has been questioned. Their conclusions were compiled in the book Reimagining the Future of Human Rights.

We stand in solidarity with palestinian human rights organizations

Israeli government declared palestinian human rights organizations as terrorist groups. INCLO members call Israel to desist from persecution campaign
Nueva Relatora Derechos Humanos

Dejusticia welcomes Mary Lawlor’s appointment as the new UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

In continuity with the Michel Forst’s work, we hope that the Special Rapporteur will visit Colombia and follow up on the report made by her predecessor

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The Global Rights Blog is Dejusticia's international human rights blog. Since 2014, the blog has been a space for analysis, intellectual debate, and reflection about human rights globally.

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A product of the Global Action-Research Workshop for Young Human Rights Advocates of Dejusticia. A space for human rights advocates from the Global South to deepen their research and writing skills and build South-South connections.

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