Category Archives: Advocacy

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

UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders: visit to Colombia begins

The official visit to Colombia of Michel Forst, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, began on Tuesday 20 November with meetings with civil society organisations. Continue reading UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders: visit to Colombia begins

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

Peace Brigades International and Women’s League For Peace and Freedom Joint Statement on Colombia

UN Human Rights Council 39th session (10 September 2018 to 28 September 2018)

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

(Original version delivered in Spanish by Kim-Mai Vu, Peace Brigades International)

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