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19 October 2010   The Luis Carlos Pérez Lawyers´ Collective: helping small-scale farmers defend their human rights (Dur: 0:05:00)   The Luis Carlos Pérez Lawyers’ Collective (CCALCP) is comprised of women human rights defenders who have worked with victims of human rights violations in Santander and Norte de Santander for the last nine years. CCALCP accompanies and provides legal assistance to victims, investigates and reports cases of human rights violations, [...]
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 Media – new and old – are crucial tools for human rights activists. They help to inform about abuses in the world and put pressure on those responsible. And they offer often, but not always, protection to those people who stand against oppression of freedoms and democratic rights because the outside world knows of their existence and their struggles and the undemocratic regimes that hamper them.
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On October 9th, 2009, many national and international organizations have launched the National and International Campaign for the Right to Defend Human Rights (http://colombiadefenders.org). Its aim is to draw attention to the highly difficult situation of Colombian human rights defenders and to put pressure on Colombian authorities. Promoters of this campaign demand the Colombian government to take concrete measures to end impunity and arbitrary trials in order to stop once [...]
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  The Iranian journalist, researcher and lawyer Shadi Sadr (35) won the 2009 Human Rights Defenders Tulip for her courage in defending the rights of women in Iran. She is the founder of Raahi, an organisation that provides legal advice to poor women, and a leading figure in the campaign against stoning. She has been arrested twice for her participation in defense of women’s rights. The first Tulip had been [...]
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  Three years ago, on 13th June 2007, Serge Maheshe, a journalist at Radio Okapi was murdered in the street in Bukavu.   The trial which took place in front of the military jurisdiction of Bukavu in the first instance and at appeal, neither respected the norms of a fair trial nor succeeded in manifesting the truth.    Three civilians were nevertheless condemned to death in May 2008, two of [...]
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