South America

Corte Constitucional de Colombia
2022
On April 28 2022, the Constitutional Court convened a Public Hearing to follow up on the situation of human rights...
Defensoría del Pueblo
2020
Administrative Resolution No. 029-2020/DP-PAD, made in Lima on June 15, 2020, approves the “Guidelines for the Ombudsman’s Intervention in Cases...
Corte Constitucional. República de Colombia
2022
The Constitutional Court is considering nine tutela actions1 filed by 18 citizens who identify themselves as social leaders and human...
Defensoría del pueblo
2022
In an effort to place the need for more efficient protection measures for environmental defenders on the national public agenda,...
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...
Ministério da Mulher, da Família e dos Direitos Humanos
2021
The Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, Communicators and Environmentalists (PPDDH) provides assistance and monitoring of cases of...
Sandra Carvalho. Alice de Marchi Pereira de Souza. Rafael Mendonça Dias
2016
This article addresses, from the perspective of civil society, the experiences of policies for the protection of human rights defenders...
Justiça Global. Terra de Direitos
2021
Justiça Global and Terra de Direitos have launched “The Beginning of the End?” (“Começo do fin?”, in Portuguese), a critical...
Justiça global
2021
Justicia Global and Terra de Direitos have launched “The Beginning of the End?” (“Começo do fin?”, in Portuguese), a critical...
infobae
2021
The country’s National Press Association reported more than twenty cases of violence against reporters and at least six media outlets....