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Colombia: Reform will boost impunity for military and police human rights abusers

Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned constitutional reform in Colombia, Amnesty International warned today. Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned constitutional reform in Colombia, Amnesty Inte

Colombia: Reform will boost impunity for military and police human rights abusers - 6 December 2012

Headline Title:  Colombia: Reform will boost impunity for military and police human rights abusers Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned constitutional reform in Colombia, Amnesty Inte Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned constitutional reform in Colombia. Media Node:  Colombia military Story Location:  Colombie 6° 34' 38.2908" N, 75° 41' 5.3304" W “Approving this constitutional reform would fly in the face of Colombia’s international human rights obligations and is a dangerous step towards further entrenching impunity for the armed forces and the police” Source:  Susan Lee, Americas Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 06/12/2012 URL:  Colombian authorities fail to stop or punish sexual violence against women Description:  News story/report, 4 October 2012 URL:  Colombia: Conviction for conflict-related rape and murders ‘a rare victory’ Description:  News story, 28 August 2012 URL:  Colombian authorities fail survivors of sexual violence Description:  News story/report, 21 September 2011

Las autoridades colombianas no ponen fin a la violencia sexual contra la mujer

Las autoridades de Colombia no han hecho avances reales en hacer que comparezcan ante la justicia los responsables de crímenes sexuales relacionados con el conflicto, afirma Amnistía Internacional en un nuevo informe publicado hoy.  Las autoridades de Colombia no han hecho avances reales en hacer que comparezcan ante la justicia los responsables de crímenes sexuales relacionados con el conflicto, afirma Amnistía Internacional

Colombian authorities fail to stop or punish sexual violence against women - 4 October 2012

Headline Title:  Colombian authorities fail to stop or punish sexual violence against women The Colombian authorities have failed to make real progress in bringing to justice those responsible for conflict-related sexual crimes, said Amnesty International in a new report today. The Colombian authorities have failed to make real progress in bringing to justice those responsible for conflict-related sexual crimes. Media Node:  Colombia violence against women At a Glance:  In Colombia's armed conflict in 2011 alone:More than 259,000 people were forced to flee their homesMore than 305 civilians were kidnapped or taken hostage111 Indigenous people, 45 human rights defenders and 29 trade unionists were killedThe security forces carried out at least 38 extrajudicial executionsLandmines laid by guerrilla groups killed 20 civilians and 49 members of the security forcesImpunity remains rife for human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian lawOut of 22,597 reported cases of sexual violence, combatants were identified as alleged perpetrators in only 72 casesForced displacement, which has affected millions, has a disproportionate impact on women Twitter Tag:  FinImpunidad Story Location:  Colombia 5° 50' 57.0768" N, 75° 11' 25.548" W “By failing to investigate effectively sexual violence against women, the Colombian authorities are sending a dangerous message to perpetrators that they can continue to rape and sexually abuse without fear of the consequences” Source:  Marcelo Pollack, Colombia researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 04/10/2012 URL:  Colombia sexual violence - Blanca Nubia Díaz’s story Description:  Profile, 4 October 2012 URL:  Colombia: Conviction for conflict-related rape and murders ‘a rare victory’ Description:  News story, 28 August 2012 URL:  In solidarity with Colombia’s survivors of sexual violence Description:  Blog, 6 March 2012 URL:  Colombian authorities fail survivors of sexual violence Description:  News story/report, 21 September 2011

Les autorités colombiennes ne parviennent pas à faire cesser les violences sexuelles contre les femmes, ni à punir ces exactions

Les autorités colombiennes n'ont pas véritablement progressé dans la lutte contre l'impunité des responsables de crimes sexuels liés au conflit, écrit Amnesty International dans un rapport publié le 4 octobre 2012. Les autorités colombiennes n'ont pas véritablement progressé dans la lutte contre l'impunité des responsables de crimes sexuels liés au conflit, écrit Amnesty International dans un rapport publié l

Colombian authorities fail to stop or to punish sexual violence against women

The Colombian authorities have failed to make real progress in bringing to justice those responsible for conflict-related sexual crimes, said Amnesty International in a new report today. The Colombian authorities have failed to make real progress in bringing to justice those responsible for conflict-related sexual crimes, said Amnesty International in a new report today.

Colombia: FARC urged to release French journalist

The FARC should release a French journalist held captive since 28 April immediately and unconditionally, said Amnesty International today. The FARC should release a French journalist held captive since 28 April immediately and unconditionally, said Amnesty International today.

Colombie. La condamnation d'un officier pour viol et meurtres liés au conflit est une victoire historique - 28 August 2012

Headline Title:  Colombie. Une condamnation rare pour viol et meurtres liés au conflit 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 La condamnation d'un officier de l'armée colombienne par un tribunal civil, pour le viol et le meurtre d'une adolescente, est une victoire historique. Media Node:  Colombia soldiers_fr Story Location:  كولومبيا 5° 0' 17.4708" N, 74° 21' 19.6884" W “La condamnation de Raúl Muñoz est une preuve de la persévérance des familles des victimes et de leurs avocats. Il est rare de voir des auteurs d'atteintes aux droits humains traduits en justice en Colombie, d'autant plus lorsqu'il s'agit de membres des forces de sécurité et que les crimes commis sont des sévices sexuels.” Source:  Marcelo Pollack, chercheur d'Amnesty International sur la Colombie URL:  Solidarité avec les victimes de la violence sexuelle en Colombie Description:  Blog, 6 mars 2012 URL:  Les autorités colombiennes manquent à leur devoir envers les victimes de violences sexuelles Description:  Nouvelle, 21 septembre 2011 URL:  Colombie. « Ce que nous exigeons, c'est la justice ! ». En Colombie, les auteurs de violences sexuelles perpétrées au cours du conflit armé jouissent d'une parfaite impunité Description:  Rapport, 21 septembre 2011

Colombia: La condena por violación y asesinatos relacionados con el conflicto, “una victoria poco habitual”

La condena impuesta por un tribunal civil a un suboficial del ejército colombiano por el asesinato y la violación de una niña constituye una victoria poco habitual para quienes hacen campaña contra la impunidad por los delitos sexuales cometidos durante las décadas de conflicto armado en Colombia. La condena impuesta por un tribunal civil a un suboficial del ejército colombiano por el asesinato y la violación de una niña constituye una victoria poco habitual para quienes hacen campaña con

Las desapariciones forzadas en América son un crimen del presente - 29 August 2012

Headline Title:  Las desapariciones forzadas en América son un crimen del presente La última vez que Victoria Montenegro vio a su madre biológica, Hilda Ramona Torres, tenía 13 días de vida. Las desapariciones forzadas en América no son un mero asunto del pasado, pues queda aún mucho por hacer para que las víctimas y sus familiares reciban justicia. Media Node:  Americas disappeared_es Twitter Tag:  DemandJustice Story Location:  الأرجنتين 31° 9' 11.7828" S, 61° 31' 24.3768" W “Los gobiernos están obligados a no traicionar a los miles de personas que buscan a sus seres queridos. Seguiremos apoyándolas y presionando a las autoridades para que ofrezcan, a los familiares y a la sociedad en general, toda la verdad, justicia y reparación.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, asesor especial de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Wed, 29/08/2012 URL:  Kept in the dark – the murky world of enforced disappearances Description:  Artículo, 29 de agosto de 2012 URL:  Desapariciones forzadas Description:  Amnistía Internacional EE. UU.

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