05 May 2013
It is with profound grief that we learn of the death of Javier Diez Canseco. As many will know, Javier has been battling against a virulent cancer for the last three months. Few in Peruvian public life have been so consistent in their support for human rights and democratic values as Javier. He has pursued such issues with a dogged determination that is not common among politicians. He combined strong political convictions with a spirit of genuine personal humanity.
28 March 2013
Relations between the police and private companies are putting human rights at risk, according to leading civil society figures.
08 February 2013
Indigenous organisations have announced legal action aimed at halting the expansion of the Camisea gas project in the Peruvian Amazon.
A look at the key issues affecting women's rights - including violence, authorities' emphasis on preserving the patriarchal family, and the approach of the Ministry for Women
What explains the turn-around in favour of Lima's centre-left mayor, and what does the result mean for governance in the capital?
The Peru Support Group’s annual conference this year saw Latin American and European academics and development professionals come together to discuss the causes and consequences of inequality in Peru. In this article we synthesise the main points made by the various speakers.
05 October 2012
Annual Report: 2011/2012
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07 June 2012
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15 May 2012
Criminalisation of Social Protest
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights recently warned: "[t]he increasingly systematic and recurring way in which baseless criminal actions are brought against human rights defenders has caused this obstacle to gain visibility in the region and to become a problem that merits urgent attention". A recently released NGO report further examines this phenomenon.
14 February 2012
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