Judith Maldonado of the Luis Carlos Pérez Lawyers' Collective (CCALCP) and the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective (CCAJAR) have been recognised for their “untiring, persistent and brave” work, in the first National Award for the Defence of Human Rights in Colombia, organised by the Inter-Agency Dialogue on Colombia (DIAL).

Judith Maldonado won “Defender of the Year” and the Lawyers’ Collective José Alvear Restrepo (CCAJAR) won in the “Collectives” category.

Read the full report by ABColombia.