The international organisation Front Line Defenders together with Colombian National Movement of Victims of State Crimes ‘MOVICE’ (Movimiento Nacional de Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado) launched the radio campaign Radio HRD to encourage and support human rights defenders (HRDs) in Columbia. Human rights defenders working are generally at risk, in Cauca and Valle Departments as well as Colombian NGOs andHRDs working on land restitution issues around the country have been subject to numerous death threats in recent weeks. With six different radio public service announcements to advocate for a change of public opinion in Colombia to increase support for protection for their HRDs. The portrays of six HRDs featured in the radio series are heroes and give evidence of the challenges and risks they face on a daily basis and demand our attention.Front Line Defenders works to protect and promote human rights defenders (HRDs) around the world.
The National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) is an alliance of social organizations and family members of victims of crimes against humanity, working to restore rights to truth, justice, and comprehensive reparations and demands the rights of victims of crimes committed by State agents and paramilitaries that acted with the support and collusion of the Colombian State.