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Enforced disappearance is a global problem, and one that is often governed by a single principle: to cause fear among the population. The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances is an opportunity to recognize the human rights defenders who support families and friends of forcibly disappeared persons in their search for the truth.Read more »
The NHRF prioritises work aimed at ensuring full and equal access to justice, recognising justice as the key component to combating impunity.Read more »
Dayana Blanco is the Director of NHRF's grantee Ilex Acción Jurídica, an organisation of Afro-descendant women lawyers working for social justice. Read Dayana's blog about the situation of LGBTQIA+ rights in Colombia.Read more »
Colombian civil society organisations met with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bogotá, and recommended actions to respond to the violent repressions of demonstrations in the country.Read more »
In Colombia, anti-union violence continues to be a serious obstacle to the consolidation of peace, the freedom to unionise, the defense of human rights and democratic guarantees.Read more »
Since April 28th, Colombian citizens have been protesting peacefully in a national strike against the Colombian government's proposed tax reform. The NHRF is concerned about the excessive force and violence that has been used against protesters in Colombia.Read more »