Associate defenders

César Estrada Chuquilin
Peru
César Estrada is a human rights defender from Peru. He is a journalist and a member of the Red de Comunicadores Indigenas del Perú – REDCIP (Network of Indigenous Communicators in Peru).He has reported on several human rights violations concerning land disputes in his native region and environmental issues related to the Conga Mining Project in the region of Cajamarca. Indeed, the soil of his...
Sombath Somphone
Laos
Sombath Sompone is a founder of non-governmental organisations in the field of education and rural development and an active human rights defender in the Laotian civil society.It is one of the best-known defenders of social rights in Laos. For all his works and his actions he has received numerous international awards including the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership. The award was...