Human rights

How are we not outraged regarding the treatment that refugees receive in Lesbos by the police and xenophobic groups? How can we accept this obvious proclamation of a permanent state of emergency against people seeking asylum?

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Over the last few days, images of the Greek army prohibiting the entry to thousands of migrants from Turkey have spread like wildfire.

David Bondia, president of the Catalan Institute of Human Rights says that the Geneva Convention is designed for extremely risky situations to human life, hence its suppression does not make any sense.

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The end of one year and new expectations from the new is a good time to see what has remained significant in the year behind us and what can be the inspiration for the future.

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The armed conflict in the South-American country is resurging, but the organizations fighting for peace on the ground aren’t giving up.

The armed conflict in the South-American country is resurging, but the organizations fighting for peace on the ground aren’t giving up. One of them is the Taula Catalana per la Pau i els Drets Humans a Colòmbia.

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Sarajevo held the first ever LGBTI march in the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In Europe, there are clear differences in terms of LGBTI rights; the regression in some countries doesn’t facilitate advancing, but the fight of activists out in the streets does push institutions to commit and fosters a social transformation.

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This year’s autumn edition will take place from 4th to 15th October.

The project “Cities defending Human Rights” will start its second autumn edition in October with 9 defenders from several countries.

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Siria in 2011. Horns demos.

The 2019 Alert report, prepared by the School of Peace Culture, records 34 armed conflicts around the world in 2018. Most of them are in Africa.

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LGBTI-phobia is displayed openly and violently, threatening, attacking and murdering people with a non-normative sexual orientation or gender identity and activists.

After commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewell events, violence continues, but institutional support is a sign of progress.

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Share Festival is the first festival offering the audience the possibility to earn tickets for the festival through solidarity actions.

The pop-rock and urban music festival collaborates with more than 20 NGOs and aims to carry out up to 15,000 solidarity actions.

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Image of Damián Gallardo

Gallardo is an “Ayuuk” native from Oaxaca, as well as an activist, human rights defender, and promoter of a community education model. He was invited by the Taula per Mèxic to come to Barcelona and denounce the human rights violations that are taking place in his country.

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A group of people participating in the campaign

With the upcoming European elections, taking place on May 26, Amnesty International’s #TurnItUp campaign fights against the election of candidates from the far-right.

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The Serbian-Croatian border is a hotspot for migration movements today. This journalist works there as a volunteers, helping people in search of a safe life.

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