Displaying items by tag: criminalisation of social protest - CIDSE
Message from Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Open letter to the Honduran Minister of Human Rights, Justice and Decentralisation and international civil society statement
Brussels, 20 May 2015; On 10 and 11 June 2015, Brussels will host the Second Summit of Heads of State and Government of the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean; a high-level meeting which will bring together 61 political leaders. Looking ahead to this meeting, civil society organisations from the two regions, led by CONCORD and the Latin American Mesa de Articulación networks, have issued a public statement today. This press release is available in EN/ES/FR.
Report on the CIDSE Bishops’ tour in Guatemala (22-27 June 2014) (Full report in ES, Conclusions & Recommendations in EN)
CIDSE issues a new briefing for partners to equip local communities to stand up for their rights when facing human rights violations by business (version française ci-dessous - versión española abajo).
The UN Protect, Respect, Remedy Framework and the Guiding Principles: Driving change? CIDSE Briefing, March 2013 (Available in EN - ES - FR ).
CIDSE partner Fr. Marco Arana, who defends farming communities against the Yanacocha's mine abuses was beaten and arrested by Peruvian police July 4th. Stephanie Boyd of Asociación Guarango Cine y Vídeo writes about Arana and his work in defence of farming communities against the Yanacocha's mine abuses.
The criminalization of human rights defenders in Latin America - An assessment from international organisations and European networks, June 2012. (Available in EN, ES and FR)
Herman van Rompuy, President of the Council of the European Union, received Broederlijk Delen and CIDSE (Friday, 9 March 2012) to discuss the negative impacts of extractive companies on local communities in Latin America. (lees hier in NL)
Criminalisation of Social Protest related to Extractive Industries in Latin America - Analysis and Recommendations – June 2011 (also available in ES).