South America

Protection International
2022
National and international organizations sent this letter to President Gustavo Petro and Vice President Francia Márquez with three recommendations so...
La Nueva Prensa, AP News
2022
Concerning news has come forward on the Colombian National Protection Unit (Unidad Nacional de Protección or UNP in Spanish). Personnel...
Defensoría del Pueblo Perú
2022
In an effort to place the need for more efficient protection measures for environmental defenders on the national public agenda,...
Corte Constitucional. República de Colombia
2022
Boletín No 39 – Bogotá, April 18, 2022. The Constitutional Court is considering nine tutela actions1 filed by 18 citizens...
Agencia EFE
2021
A group of human rights and environmental defenders from various regions of Peru demonstrated in Lima on Wednesday to demand...
El Peruano
2021
On the 8th of March 2021, the Peruvian Secretary General adopted Resolution Nº 028-2021, creating the functional Unit for Environmental...
La República Perú
2021
“Today we had a dialogue with the Vice-Minister of Human Rights and Access to Justice, Guillermo Vargas Jaramillo, so that...
Proética
2021
With the aim of training justice operators at national and sub-national levels on the functioning of the Timber Legality Observatory...
Protection International
2021
The orders of the ruling are a legal and political advance for the guarantee of the right to defend human...
infobae
2021
The country’s National Press Association reported more than twenty cases of violence against reporters and at least six media outlets....
2021
Federación por la Autodeterminación de los Pueblos Indígenas. The defense of human rights strengthens the democracy of any country considering...
Justiça global
2021
Justicia Global and Terra de Direitos have launched “The Beginning of the End?” (“Começo do fin?”, in Portuguese), a critical...
Protection International
2021
Framed by the research that is carried out in different countries, Protection International has been designing conceptual and practical tools...
Justiça Global. Terra de Direitos
2021
Justiça Global and Terra de Direitos have launched “The Beginning of the End?” (“Começo do fim?”, in Portuguese), a critical...
Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos
2021
Translation from original article by Protection International. The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (MINJUSDH) today published Supreme Decree No....
Protection International
2021
Protection International presents the reconstruction of the Underlying Theories of the “Policy Framework for Comprehensive Protection and Guarantees for Social...
Diario oficial Bicentenario El Peruano
2021
On April 21st 2021, Peru adopted Decree 004-2021, creating the Intersectoral mechanism for the protection of human rights defenders. As...
Plataforma digital única del Estado Peruano
2021
The purpose of this protocol is to establish the general guidelines for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of the application...
Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro
2021
The legislative assembly of the state of Rio de Janeiro resolves to create the State Program for the Protection of...
2021
Adopting a National Working Group for the prioritisation, support and immediate response to the investigation of threats against human rights...