Dr Alirio Uribe Muñoz, in a meeting with members of the indigenous Arhuaco community in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Sir Henry Brooke writes:
"I met the Colombian human rights lawyer Dr Alirio Uribe Muñoz at my home last week. He can truly be described as selfless. He fights for the oppressed, for justice, and for the rule of law in a country where such work makes you dangerous enemies. His career has been dedicated to human rights: seeking justice for victims of human rights violations; defending the rights of marginalised communities against powerful interests; opposing impunity...." Read more