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Constitutional conventions: best practice

“We’re not just here to learn – we can lead too”: young women human rights defenders speak out

Young activists from four continents talk about their local struggles and what motivates them.

Innovación digital en América Latina: Cómo Brasil, Colombia, México y Perú han estado experimentando con la participación electrónica

La superación de la dependencia estatal puede ser crucial para que las innovaciones digitales consigan transformar la democracia al lograr  involucrar a más ciudadanos en el proceso político. English

Digital Innovation in Latin America: How Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru have been experimenting with E-participation

Overcoming state dependence may be crucial for digital innovations to transform democracy by engaging more citizens in the political process. Español

Túpac Amaru dijo: volveré y seré millones

José Gabriel Condorcanqui fue un revolucionario peruano, descendiente del último gobernante inca, Túpac Amaru, con el que fue identificado cuando dirigió la última revuelta india contra el dominio español. English

Túpac Amaru said: “I’ll be back and there will be millions of us"

José Gabriel Condorcanqui was a Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, with whom he was identified when he led the last Indian revolt against Spanish rule. Español

Peru fails to deliver for indigenous women

Under Fujimori, thousands of indigenous women and men were sterilized against their will. Today, activists and organizations keep on fighting for it to be considered a crime against humanity. Español

Perú no cumple con las mujeres indígenas

Bajo Fujimori, miles de mujeres y hombres indígenas fueron esterilizados en contra de su voluntad. Hoy, activistas y organizaciones siguen luchando para que sea considerado un crimen de lesa humanidad. English

Perú quiere más minería, más industria, más China

El nuevo presidente de Perú, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, quiere estimular la actividad económica del país mediante el procesamiento y refinación de minerales, además de su exportación - principalmente a China. English Português

O Peru quer mais mineração, mais indústria, mais China

O novo presidente do Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, quer estimular a atividade económica do país através do processamento e refinamento de minerais, além da sua exportação – principalmente para a China. English Español

Peru wants more mining, more industry, more China

Peru’s new President, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (known as PPK), intends to stimulate the country’s economic activity by processing and refining minerals, in addition to simply exporting them – mainly to China. Español Português

Kuczynski vence pela margem mínima no Peru

No dia 5 de junho, nas eleições mais ajustadas da história do país, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski impôs-se a Keiko Fujimori e será o novo presidente do Peru. English Español

Kuczynski wins Peru’s nail-biting election

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will become Peru’s 95th president on July, 28, after defeating Keiko Fujimori by 50,1%-49,9% in the closest electoral contest in the country’s history. Español Português

Kuczynski gana por un pelo

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, de 77 años, con larga experiencia en las instituciones de Bretton Woods, se impuso a Keiko Fujimori gracias los esfuerzos conjuntos del frente anti-fujimorista, y será el nuevo presidente de Perú. English Português

Perú 2016: ¿una democracia bajo tutela autoritaria?

Perú celebra la segunda vuelta de las elecciones presidenciales sin haber afianzado una institucionalidad democrática suficientemente robusta. La regresión hacia el autoritarismo fujimorista amenaza las precarias libertades. English

Peru 2016: Democracy under authoritarian charge?

Peru is holding the second round of its presidential elections without having secured sufficiently robust democratic institutions. Regression toward fujimorista authoritarianism threatens the country's precarious freedoms. Español

In fighting corruption, whistleblowers must be encouraged

Whistleblowers and society must work together to combat the profound and dangerous penetration of organised crime into the fundamental institutions of the state in Latin America, and elsewhere. Español Português

En la lucha contra la corrupción, hay que apoyar a los informantes

Informantes (whistleblowers) y ciudadanía deben trabajar conjuntamente para combatir la muy peligrosa penetración del crimen organizado en las instituciones fundamentales del Estado, en América Latina, y más allá. English Português

O Perú terá que escolher entre democracia e ditadura

A segunda volta supõe um dilema que se resolveria facilmente com a participação ativa e militante das esquerdas que atualmente sumam um 22.88% da votação nacional. English Español

Peru will have to choose between democracy and dictatorship

The second electoral round presents a dilemma that would be easily resolved with the active and dedicated participation of the left, which currently represents 22.88% of the national vote. Español Português

From Netflix ‘Narcos’ to Peru: money, drugs and elections

The tribunal has managed to secure the support of a broad-ranging coalition of institutions. Many forces converge when it comes to adopting such controversial decisions.

Fujimori bis

Keiko Fujimori,  hija del ex dictador peruano encarcelado por corrupción, ha estado haciendo campaña desde que perdió las elecciones en 2011. Representa el populismo derechista más fuerte de América Latina. English

Fujimori 2.0

Keiko Fujimori, daughter of the former Peruvian dictator, today imprisoned for corruption, has been campaigning since she lost in 2011. She now represents the strongest right-wing populism in Latin America. Español

Falar dos direitos das mulheres no Peru

No Peru, um país ainda muito conservador, dominado pela Igreja Católica e por seitas evangélicas, quebrar o silêncio sobre a violência sexual e o aborto supõe um primeiro passo estratégico. Español. English.

The fight for women’s rights in Peru

Hablar de los derechos de las mujeres en Perú

Hidden in plain sight: children born of wartime sexual violence

Abortions and infanticide are widely reported in post-conflict settings. In Peru, women narrated familial and communal consequences of the internal-armed conflict, becoming bearers of collective history. From States of Impunity.

El dinero sucio corroe la democracia: ¿Qué hacer?

Los fondos ilícitos pueden perjudicar gravemente a las instituciones democráticas en todos sus niveles y en todo el mundo, de Pakistán a Perú, de Mali a Myanmar. Pero hay maneras de impedir el daño, o al menos mitigarlo.  English. Português.

Dinheiro sujo, democracia ferida: que fazer?

Os fundos ilícitos podem danificar as instituições democráticas a vários níveis e em todas as regiões do mundo, do Paquistão ao Peru, do Mali ao Myanmar. Mas há maneiras de impedir ou ao menos limitar dito dano. English. Español.

When truth goes to court: the shifting role of testimonies in post-conflict Peru

For the indigenous peoples of Peru, speaking truth to power has proved a much more complex task 15 years after the end of its internal armed conflict. From States of Impunity.

Civil resistance and the geopolitics of impunity

The Spanish jurist who went after Pinochet reflects on the battle against impunity in Chile and Argentina, and Spain's  efforts to shake off its collective amnesia. From States of Impunity.

First do no harm: enforced sterilizations and gender justice in Peru

From 1996 to 2000 the Peruvian state subjected an estimated 270,000 women to enforced sterilizations under the guise of 'family planning'. How did an architecture of impunity sanction large-scale sexual violence? From States of Impunity.

Subsidising climate change

We need to raise awareness about how the rich oil nations keep subsidising oil extraction whilst agreeing that the world needs to cut emissions. Taxpayers cannot passively let their governments do this.

Latin American progressives and environmental duplicity

What governments must do, now more than ever, is decisively leave resources in the ground, reject mining projects, resist the short-termist temptation of a fossil fuel fix. 

Forced sterilization and impunity in Peru

Between 1995-2000, 300,000 women in Peru, mostly poor indigenous peasants who did not speak Spanish, were forcibly sterilized by the Fujimori government. The Peruvian feminist movement has been trying to bring Fujimori and his officials to trial for this crime against humanity ever since. Last month the case was thrown out for a second time.

Un espejo doloroso

10 años después de que la Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación del Perú publicara su informe final sobre las dos décadas de conflicto armado, ¿cuál es el impacto del trabajo de la comisión en la sociedad? English.

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