Justice

What is the peace and justice sought by Chilean society?

Since 2019, Chilean society has focused on how to achieve peaceful coexistence among its inhabitants, due to the violent escalation of conflicts. Specialists point out that the causes of this unrest are multivariable. However, there is not the same consensus…

Privilege vs equality before the law

This week we learned of the verdict that sentenced Nicolás Zepeda to 28 years in prison and the payment of a $150 million compensation for the crime of Narumi Kurosake that occurred in 2016 even though the victim’s body has…

#8M: Mothers demanding justice in Iran

Women’s Day in Iran is a strange day. On the one hand, it is a country traditionally shrouded in patriarchy and, on the other, its people have to deal with the laws of Islam in the smallest detail of their…

Women’s march in Bolivia against justice after the release of femicides and rapists

On Monday 31 January, a massive “Women’s March against sexist violence and corruption in the justice system” took place from the Ballivian area of El Alto, through the city of La Paz and ended in front of the departmental court…

Spain: Lawyer Loueila Mint not granted nationality for “lack of integration”.

Loueila Mint has been practising as a lawyer in the Canary Islands and has been in Spain since she was 8 years old, and the State Attorney’s Office claims “lack of integration” in order to grant her Spanish nationality. She…

Prioritising health 01- It’s not about handouts…

“Putting everything into the function of health and education, the extremely complex economic and technological problems of today’s society will have the right framework for their treatment. It seems to us that proceeding in the opposite way will not lead…

How Social Movements Can Make Durable, Wider and Definite Contribution to Creating a Better World

Bharat Dogra Social movements have a very important role in society, a role that has to assume even more significance if our deeply troubled world has to find a way out of the survival crisis in which it is entangled…

Public letter: everything is interconnected as if we were one in this common house

2020 National Seminar — Forum on Climate Change and Social-Environmental Justice Public letter We, the participants of the 2020 National Seminar – Forum on Climate Change and Socio-Environmental Justice, gathered virtually from December 1st to 4th, 2020. We are representatives…

We Demand respect for judicial independence in Colombia

Today, Colombian democracy is facing one of its most difficult moments. The President of the Republic and the Government party are carrying out an aggressive campaign against rights, the balance of powers, the Courts, and judicial independence; dangerously advancing towards…

Costa Rica: This impunity cannot be tolerated

International organisations call for an end to violence and impunity against indigenous human rights defenders In March last year, indigenous leader Sergio Rojas was killed at his home after being shot 15 times. This brutal attack drew international attention and…

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