Eight nominees for the National Human Rights Award are accompanied by PBI

Each year there is a ceremony for the National Human Rights Defense Award in Colombia. The award, organised by Diakonia Suecia seeks to recognise, highlight and applaud the work of individual defenders, processes, organisations and human rights NGOs that carry out their work in vulnerable and risky conditions. Continue reading Eight nominees for the National Human Rights Award are accompanied by PBI

In Colombia, killings of land defenders reached a historic high in 2016, according to Global Witness

The report Defenders of the Earth, published today, 13th July 2017, by Global Witness, reports that Colombia is one of the countries where the situation for people defending their land is getting worse.  Continue reading In Colombia, killings of land defenders reached a historic high in 2016, according to Global Witness

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