Dejusticia’s intervention on the prohibition of arbitrary detention and discriminatory conduct against women who engage in prostitution
Dejusticia conducted a citizen intervention before the Constitutional Court regarding the tutela action interposed by two women who engage in prostitution who were accompanied by Pairs in Action and Reaction Against Social Exclusion (PARCES) and who asked for the protection of their right on individual liberty and free circulation, to the vital minimum for subsistence, personal integrity and work after being taken by police agents in the Butterfly Plaza in San Victorino in Bogotá.
By Carlos Andrés Baquero Díaz, Celeste Kauffman, Diana Guarnizo, Mauricio Albarracín, Valentina Rozo, Vivian Newman Pont |
on 19 july, Dejusticia, along with the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC), the Civic Committee for the Dignity of La Guajira, and the Committee of Support for Popular Communities (CODACOP), and several leaders of the Wayúu peoples, sent to the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia a brief in support of the citizen-led protection case on behalf of Wayúu boys and girls, who are facing grave danger due to a widespread situation of hunger and lack of drinking water in the department of La Guajira.
Dejusticia intervenes before the Inter-American Court on Human Rights in the case of a migrant woman in Bolivia who was sterilized without her informed consent.
Citizen Intervention about the Constitutionality of the “Beginning at Birth” Language of Civil Code’s Article 90
Dejusticia intervened before the Constitutional Court to respectfully request that it declares the constitutionality of the "beginning at birth" language of the Civil Code's article 90.
By César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019), Mauricio Albarracín, Nina Chaparro González, Paola Molano Ayala |
Intervention claims unconstitutionality of Criminal Code regulations that do not consider gender identity in offenses and cannot justify harsher sentences due to discrimination and harrassment.
What should the mining licensees prove, which are opponents of land restitution processes of ethnic communities, to show good faith free of guilt?
By Angie Paola Botero Giraldo, Aura Bolívar Jaime, Carlos Andrés Baquero Díaz, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019), Diana Isabel Güiza Gómez, Paola Molano Ayala, Sara Milena Ferrer Valencia |
We presented an amicus curiae in the land restitution process in support of the Cocomopoca afro-descendant community.
Intervention before the Constitutional Court in the Writ of Constitutional Protection Revision Process that Demands Protection of the Arauco Indigenous Community
By Carlos Andrés Baquero Díaz, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019), Mauricio Albarracín, Paola Molano Ayala |
We intervened in the writ of constitutional protection instated by Mission Colombia Foundation in representation of the Arhuaco indigenous community due to the harms caused by the construction of a military base and more than 480 communication antenas and facts regarding this community's ancestral territory.
This amicus curiae seeks to support the actions of the Mayan communities from Pach-Chan and Canabchen to ask that their right to prior consultation be respected in the case against Monsanto's genetically modified soy crops.