OJALA as an initiative of engaged anthropology for the promotion and defense of human rights

In December 2021, Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, the Founding Director of the Observatory of Justice for Afrodescendants in Latin America (OJALA), published in the volume 18 of the journal Vibrant: Virtual Brazilian Anthropology (a publication of the Associação Brasileira de Antropologia [ABA]), an article that presents OJALA as an initiative of engaged anthropology. The article was published […]

OJALA Joins other Civil Society organizations to express concern about the election by the General Assembly and Human Rights Council of the expert members of the United Nations Permanent Forum of People of African Descent.

Dear President of the General Assembly His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Dear President of the Human Rights Council Her Excellency Nazhat Shameem Khan, Dear High Commissioner of Human Rights Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet, We, the undersigned civil society organizations across the world who work for the human rights of people of African descent, hereby express our […]