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Human Rights in República de Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Colombia: Armed forces threaten Peace Community
24 July 2014

Members of the armed forces have threatened to “exterminate” the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in north-western Colombia.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/027/2014

Colombia: Further information: Defender threatened with ...
24 July 2014

Paramilitaries threatened to “dismember” a human rights defender and continue to threaten members of the Humanitarian Space of Puente Nayero in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/026/2014

Colombia: Further information: Trade unionist attacked, life at ...
19 June 2014

Trade union leader José Onofre Esquivel Luna was in a car in Medellín, northwest Colombia on 16 June, when two men started shooting at him. His ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/025/2014

Colombia: new law aims to address impunity for conflict ...
19 June 2014

Amnesty International. Public Statement. AMR 23/024/2014. 19 June 2014. Colombia: new law aims to address impunity ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/024/2014

Colombia: Peasant farmers threatened, leader shot at
16 June 2014

An employee of a company claiming ownership of La Europa farm, in Northern Colombia, shot at Andrés Narvaéz Reyes, a leader of the peasant farmers ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/023/2014

Colombia: Activist family and defenders threatened
11 June 2014

Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara and Jeison Pava, as well as members of the Verbel family in northern Colombia, received death threats on 3 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/022/2014

Amnesty International | Historic Colombia-FARC declaration ...
9 June 2014

The historic declaration agreed between the Colombian government and the country's main guerrilla group, FARC, will not contribute to a lasting peace ...

Press Release      

Historic Colombia-FARC declaration fails to guarantee victims' ...
9 June 2014

The historic declaration agreed between the Colombian government and the country's main guerrilla group, FARC, will not contribute to a lasting peace ...

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Colombia: Further information: Defenders supporting ...
4 June 2014

Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/021/2014

Colombia: Further information: Further threats in ' ...
2 June 2014

Paramilitaries continue to threaten and shoot at human rights defenders and members of the Humanitarian Zone of Puente Nayero in the port city of ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/020/2014