The voice that will carry the concerns of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

The morning of the 26th November was particularly emotional for the Peace Community and all of its members: it marked the visit of Michel Forst, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, to their main setllement of La Holandita in San José de Apartadó. Continue reading The voice that will carry the concerns of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

Letter signed by 71 international organisations to support the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

Due to the current situation of high risk the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó is facing, 71 international human rights organizations, platforms, networks and cooperation agencies from Europe and the United States signed a letter addressed to the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights (IACHR) Continue reading Letter signed by 71 international organisations to support the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

The reality of small victories against injustice: Martin Ayala

Martín Ayala is a person who emanates a contagious tranquillity and a powerful collective spirit. The defender is part of the Board of Directors of the Social Corporation for Community Advice and Training (Corporación Social para la Asesoría y Capacitación Comunitaria – COS-PACC). Continue reading The reality of small victories against injustice: Martin Ayala

“We have to keep our wits about us and defend health, education and life”: Ninfa Cruz

Ninfa Cruz has been a human rights defender and social leader in Colombia for sixteen (16) years and today she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Social Corporation for Community Advice and Training (Corporación Social para la Asesoría y Capacitación Comunitaria – COS-PACC). Continue reading “We have to keep our wits about us and defend health, education and life”: Ninfa Cruz

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