Category Archives: Human Rights

Take Action: Attack on Guatemalan Women’s Sector

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Urgent Action: Constitutional Crisis in Guatemala

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Since August 2017 when Guatemala President Jimmy Morales attempted to declare Ivan Velasquez, the head of the UN-sponsored International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) persona non grata,

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CoDev on the Crisis in Nicaragua

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Since the terrible crisis that has wracked Nicaragua since mid-April first erupted, CoDev, fearful of taking actions that could exacerbate divisions or abet US destabilization in the region, has restricted ourselves to simply posting information from our Nicaraguan partners.

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Appeal from Nicaragua: Sandra Ramos of MEC

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Nicaragua’s Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women (MEC) has been partner of CoDev since the mid-1990s. For more than 25 years MEC has defended workers’ rights in the country’s free trade zones where many assembly-for-export maquilas (sweatshops) … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Killings & Death Threats in Colombia

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Call on Colombian authorities to stop the killing, stigmatization and death threats against social leaders and human rights defenders in Colombia.

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