Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Colombia: A fighter for Peace and Human Rights

Published on: 29 November, 2020

Leyner Palacios survived, but 32 of his family members did not. When the FARC and the Colombian government signed a peace deal in 2016, Palacios made it his mission to ensure the deal was implemented, being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in the process.

But, as other armed groups fill the power vacuum, Palacios’s life and work are at risk. Will he be able to protect his family and community?