The EU should take this opportunity to hold Brazil to its commitment, made in the EU-Brazil Joint Action Plan, "to strive for the full protection and promotion in all our countries of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights".(11/01/2013) Letter to Ashton on human rights defenders in the Americas 11/01/2013 -
Despite the recognition international and regional institutions, and some national authorities, give HRDs, they are still targeted, even where specific protection mechanisms and programmes exist.(09/08/2012) Letter to Ashton: EU must call on countries throughout Americas to ... 09/08/2012 -
Ahead of the International Day of Indigenous Peoples, we wish to draw your attention to the discrimination and serious challenges which indigenous peoples continue to face daily throughout the Americas in their attempts to claim the right to consultation and free, prior and informed consent about development projects in or near their territory.(09/05/2012) Letter to Ashton: EU must urge Colombia to address shortcomings of ... 09/05/2012 -
This law is a welcome step forward, but it fails to effectively ensure justice and reparations for many victims of the long-running armed conflict.
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