HRDs being interviewed by journalists


CSOs request EP Delegation for Brazil to include Bahia in their visit agenda

(La versión en español está disponible para descargas al final de la página) (A versão em português está disponível para download no final da página) Ahead of the upcoming European Parliament members’ visit to Brazil, civil society organisations in the State of Bahia, including Protection International, express their interest to meet with the EP Delegation […]

Open letter on the Escazu Agreement to the Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs

To: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mauro Vieira Cc: Office of the President’s Chief of Staff, Rui Costa; Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Marina Silva; Minister of Human Rights and Citizenship, Silvio Almeida; Minister of Indigenous Peoples, Sônia Guajajara; Minister of Justice, Flávio Dino; Minister of Agriculture, Carlos Fávaro; Minister of Agrarian Development, Paulo Teixeira; Minister of […]

Black women and girls in Brazil: “we are on our own”

Photo by: Fernando Frazão / Agência Brasil Every July 25th, since 1992, the International Day of the Latin American and Caribbean Black Women is celebrated, with the objective of highlighting the struggle and resistance of black women, as well as their achievements concerning rights and citizenship. The day also aims to draw attention to the […]

Sharing Knowledge About the Collective Protection of Black Women Human Rights Defenders

On June 5, Protection International and the Institute of Black Women – GELEDÉS presented the guidebook “Sharing knowledge about collective protection of black women human rights defenders”, a publication resulting from the series of virtual meetings “Voices of women” which were held in 2020. The booklet compiles information and insights from more than 20 black […]

Collective Protection: Conversations with Human Rights Defenders in Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras

Report on discussions concerning the collective protection of individuals and communities that are defenders of human, environmental and territorial rights In 2020, Protection International-PI, the Associação de Advogados de Trabalhadores Rurais- AATR (Brazil), the Centro de Estudos e Ação Social-CEAS (Brazil) and the Coordenadoria Ecumênica de Serviço – CESE (Brazil), organized four virtual conversations with […]

[Spanish] Protección colectiva: conversaciones con personas defensoras de derechos humanos en Brasil, Colombia, Guatemala y Honduras

To read the English article, follow the link. Memorias de cuatro conversatorios sobre la protección colectiva a personas y colectividades defensoras de los derechos humanos, ambientales y territoriales En 2020, las organizaciones Protection International (PI) con su trabajo en Brasil; la Associação de  Advogados de Trabalhadores Rurais- AATR (Brasil); el Centro de Estudos e Ação […]