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Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the present - 29 أغسطس 2012

Headline Title:  Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the present The last time Victoria Montenegro saw her biological mother, Hilda Ramona Torres, she was just 13 days old. In the Americas, enforced disappearances are not just an issue of the past, with much still to be done for justice to be delivered to the victims and their relatives. Media Node:  Americas disappeared Twitter Tag:  DemandJustice Story Location:  Argentina 31° 9' 11.7828" S, 61° 31' 24.3768" W “Governments have a duty not to betray the thousands of people looking for their loved ones. We will continue to support them and to press the authorities to give relatives and the society at large the full truth, justice and reparation” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser to Amnesty International التاريخ:  Wed, 29/08/2012 المسار:  Kept in the dark – the murky world of enforced disappearances الوصف:  Feature, 29 August 2012 المسار:  Enforced Disappearances الوصف:  Thematic page

Colombia: Conviction for conflict-related rape and murders ‘a rare victory’ - 28 أغسطس 2012

Headline Title:  Colombia: Conviction for conflict-related rape and murders ‘a rare victory’ A civilian court’s conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory for those campaigning against impunity for sexual crimes committed during the co A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory. Media Node:  Colombia soldiers Story Location:  Colombia 5° 0' 17.4708" N, 74° 21' 19.6884" W “The conviction of Raúl Muñoz is a testament to the perseverance of the victims’ families and their lawyers. It is rare that perpetrators of human rights abuses are ever brought to justice in Colombia, and more so if they are members of the security forces and if the crime is one of sexual violence” Source:  Marcelo Pollack, Amnesty International's Colombia Researcher التاريخ:  Tue, 28/08/2012 المسار:  In solidarity with Colombia’s survivors of sexual violence الوصف:  Blog, 6 March 2012 المسار:  Colombian authorities fail survivors of sexual violence الوصف:  Press release, 21 September 2011 المسار:  Colombia: 'This is what we demand, justice!': Impunity for sexual violence against women in Colombia's armed conflict الوصف:  Report, 21 September 2011

Colombia: Conviction for conflict-related rape and murders ‘a rare victory’

A civilian court’s conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory for those campaigning against impunity for sexual crimes committed during the country’s decades-old armed conflict, said Amnesty International. A civilian court’s conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory for those campaigning against impunity for sexual crimes committed during the co

Colombie. La condamnation d'un officier pour viol et meurtres liés au conflit est une victoire historique

La condamnation d'un officier subalterne de l'armée colombienne par un tribunal civil pour le viol et le meurtre d'une jeune fille est une victoire historique pour ceux qui militent contre l'impunité des crimes sexuels commis durant le conflit armé, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le conflit qui sévit en Colombie dure depuis plusieurs décennies. La condamnation d'un officier subalterne de l'armée colombienne par un tribunal civil pour le viol et le meurtre d'une jeune fille est une victoire historique pour ceux qui militent contre l'impuni

Colombie. Meurtre d’un dirigeant indigène sur fond de combats dans le Cauca

Les autorités colombiennes doivent mieux protéger les civils qui se trouvent de plus en plus entraînés dans le conflit armé colombien, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 15 août à la suite du meurtre d’un dirigeant indigène, commis le week-end précédent dans le Cauca (sud-ouest du pays).  Les autorités colombiennes doivent mieux protéger les civils qui se trouvent de plus en plus entraînés dans le conflit armé colombien, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 15 août à la sui

Colombia: Muere líder indígena mientras continúan los combates en Cauca

Las autoridades colombianas deben adoptar más medidas para proteger a la población civil, atrapada de forma creciente en el conflicto armado que se desarrolla en Colombia, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional tras el homicidio el fin de semana de un líder indígena en el Cauca, en el suroeste de Colombia. Las autoridades colombianas deben adoptar más medidas para proteger a la población civil, atrapada de forma creciente en el conflicto armado que se desarrolla en Colombia, ha declarado hoy Amnistía

Colombia: Indigenous leader killed amid ongoing fighting in Cauca

The Colombian authorities must do more to protect civilians increasingly caught up in the ongoing armed conflict in Colombia, Amnesty International said today after an Indigenous leader was killed in Cauca, south-western Colombia, at the weekend. The Colombian authorities must do more to protect civilians increasingly caught up in the ongoing armed conflict in Colombia, Amnesty International said today after an Indigenous leader was killed

Colombia: Indigenous leader killed amid ongoing fighting in Cauca - 15 أغسطس 2012

Headline Title:  Colombia: Indigenous leader killed amid ongoing fighting in Cauca The Colombian authorities must do more to protect civilians increasingly caught up in the ongoing armed conflict in Colombia, Amnesty International said today after an Indigenous leader was killed The Colombian authorities must do more to protect civilians increasingly caught up in the country's ongoing armed conflict. Media Node:  Colombia - Cauca conflict Story Location:  Colombie 4° 2' 22.6248" N, 76° 50' 18.1644" W “The recent killing of a Nasa Indigenous leader is another example of how civilians living on the front line continue to bear the brunt of the fighting in Cauca ” Source:  Susan Lee, Americas Programme Director at Amnesty International التاريخ:  Wed, 15/08/2012 المسار:  Colombia: Civilians at risk as fighting escalates الوصف:  Urgent action, 17 July 2012 المسار:  Colombia: Paramilitary death threats الوصف:  Urgent action, 6 July 2012 المسار:  Colombian activists receive death threats الوصف:  Urgent action, 22 June 2012

América: Una y otra vez, se pisotean los derechos indígenas en nombre del progreso - 8 أغسطس 2012

Headline Title:  Una y otra vez, se pisotean los derechos indígenas en nombre del progreso Cuando en noviembre de 2010 se inauguró la presa El Cercado, los gestores colombianos del proyecto la anunciaron como un triunfo de la ingeniería construida en su totalidad con conocimientos técnic A lo largo y ancho del continente americano, los gobiernos pisotean los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en nombre del desarrollo económico. Media Node:  Indigenous People's Feature_es Twitter Tag:  Indigenous Story Location:  Colombia 7° 28' 43.2336" N, 72° 46' 24.3768" W “[Nosotros] no pedimos…que vuelva al pasado e investigue injusticias históricas. Pedimos que se proteja de forma eficaz nuestro derecho a la tierra, de manera que podamos abordar la deforestación actual y otras actividades de desarrollo que tienen lugar en nuestras tierras en la actualidad.” Source:  Robert Morales, negociador del Grupo de Tratado Hul'qumi'num, Canadá “Estaremos atentos para asegurarnos de que la resolución se cumple y se respetan los territorios de los pueblos indígenas de Ecuador y todo América frente a actividades extractivas perjudiciales, como la exploración en busca de petróleo. Viva Sarayaku y los pueblos indígenas del continente.” Source:  José Gualinga, dirigente de Sarayaku, Ecuador المسار:  América: Los gobiernos dan prioridad a los beneficios frente a los derechos de los pueblos indígenas الوصف:  Comunicado de prensa, 8 de agosto de 2012 المسار:  Los gobiernos deben dejar de imponer proyectos de desarrollo en los territorios de los pueblos indígenas الوصف:  Documento, 8 de agosto de 2012

Americas: Time and again, Indigenous rights trampled for development - 8 أغسطس 2012

Headline Title:  Americas: Time and again, Indigenous rights trampled for development When the El Cercado dam opened in November 2010, its Colombian project managers trumpeted it as an engineering triumph built entirely with national know-how. Across the Americas, governments are trampling over the rights of Indigenous Peoples in the name of economic development. Media Node:  Indigenous People's Feature Twitter Tag:  Indigenous Story Location:  Colombia 7° 28' 43.2336" N, 72° 46' 24.3768" W “[We] are not asking…to turn back the clock and investigate historic wrongs. We’re urging effective protection of our land rights so that we can address the ongoing deforestation and other development activities happening on our land today.” Source:  Robert Morales, negotiator for the Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group, Canada “We’ll be watching to ensure the ruling is complied with and that the territories of Indigenous peoples in Ecuador and across the Americas are respected in the face of damaging extractive activities such as oil exploration. Long live Sarayaku and the Indigenous peoples of the continent” Source:  Sarayaku leader José Gualinga in Ecuador المسار:  Americas: Governments prioritize profit over Indigenous peoples’ rights الوصف:  Press release, 8 August 2012 المسار:  Governments must stop imposing development projects on Indigenous peoples’ territories الوصف:  Briefing paper, 8 August 2012