Who Defends the Defenders?

The already precarious security situation for Colombian human rights activists is being exacerbated by the country’s COVID-19 lockdown measures.

The Escazú Agreement: Promise Made or Promise Kept?

Eight years ago, representatives from 192 states met in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the world’s environmental future and left with a series of promises. This conference, hosted by the United Nations, was a follow-up to the first international convention on environmental development held in the same city in 1992. One of the most significant…