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Video: ‘Human Rights Now!’ Campaign Launched in Costa Rica

Last Friday, August 3, the group Citizens for Human Rights [es] launched the campaign “Human Rights Now!”, in which different Costa Rican personalities call for the need for the State to guarantee the human rights of all people.

As the press release [es] states, this campaign joins a broad movement in Costa Rica that has been growing due to the political authorities’ negligence to provide satisfactory solutions to the continued violation of these rights.

Same sex unions, the sexual and reproductive rights of women, a secular State, and the destitution of Justo Orozco from the presidency of the Human Rights Commission are some of the issues that the group included in the spot.

  • Gary Christensen

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