03-04/10/2018 - Protection International, together with many other organisations working with human rights defenders, are participating in the III International Seminar in Paraguay “Mecanismos de protección para defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos: entre el compromiso y el riesgo” ("Protection mechanisms for human rights defenders: between commitment and risks") from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Aula Magna of the Universidad Columbia in Paraguay.

This international meeting seeks to discuss current issues facing human rights defenders and the mechanisms of protection and self-protection, linked to the follow-up of international recommendations on human rights.

Listen to Alexandra Loaiza, Senior Advisor for Protection International, who participated in the event (video only available in Spanish)

Read more on the event on the University's webpage (in Spanish).

 



SIGN! Protection International has also signed the Urgent Action against the deportation from Panama of Alejandro Cerezo, a human rights defender with precautionary measures from the IACHR who was heading to the International Seminar! https://redtdt.org.mx/?p=11968