Bertha UK Limited and Corporación Colectivo de Abogados "José Alvear Restrepo" (CCAJAR) request the pleasure of your company
Droplets that Wear Away the Rock The Story of CCAJAR - A documentary by Antonio Giron Serrano
Monday 8th December, 6 – 8pm Bertha UK Limited, 7 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PE

Viernes 5 de diciembre de 2014

Corporación Colectivo de Abogados "José Alvear Restrepo" (CCAJAR) Established within the context of an armed conflict lasting more than 50 years, CCAJAR works to defend and promote human rights in Colombia. CCAJAR’s work has resulted in prosecutions of individuals responsible for crimes against humanity and war crimes, and continues to establish responsibility for massacres, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions, and acts of sexual violence within the Colombian justice system and the International Criminal Court. The screening will be followed by a reception with the President of CCAJAR, Luis Guillermo Pérez Casas, providing the opportunity to discuss the human rights situation in Colombia and the work of this exemplary organisation.

Defensores de derechos humanos |

The screening will be followed by a reception with the President of CCAJAR, Luis Guillermo Pérez Casas, providing the opportunity to discuss the human rights situation in Colombia and the work of this exemplary organisation.

Corporación Colectivo de Abogados "José Alvear Restrepo" (CCAJAR) Established within the context of an armed conflict lasting more than 50 years, CCAJAR works to defend and promote human rights in Colombia. CCAJAR’s work has resulted in prosecutions of individuals responsible for crimes against humanity and war crimes, and continues to establish responsibility for massacres, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions, and acts of sexual violence within the Colombian justice system and the International Criminal Court.

CCAJAR’s President, Mr. Pérez Casas, graduated from the National University of Colombia, has been a member of the “Jose Alvear Restrepo” Lawyers Collective since 1987. Mr. Pérez Casas and his family have been forced to leave the country twice, following repeated death threats as a consequence of representing victims of crimes against humanity, and for his work before the International Criminal Court.

Bertha Foundation

Bertha Foundation dreams of a more just world and supports forms of activism that aim to bring about change. We champion those using media, law and enterprise as tools to achieve their vision.

Bertha UK Limited provides advisory services to Bertha Foundation.

The Foundation’s legal pillar, the Bertha Justice Initiative, aims to facilitate a global network of public interest lawyers and train emerging lawyers in this field in order to inspire the growth of movement lawyering. CCAJAR is a partner organization of the Bertha Justice Initiative.

Afiliaciones

Afiliado a la Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos
y la Organización Mundial contra la Tortura
Estatus Consultivo en la OEA

José Alvear Restrepo

Nace en Medellín el 1 de julio de 1913 en el seno de una familia de profundas convicciones religiosas y bajo los parámetros de la ideología del partido conservador. Realiza sus estudios en la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Antioquia, donde se gradúa de Abogado con una brillante tesis titulada: "Conflictos del trabajo: la huelga"

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