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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Colombia: Trade unionists receive death threats
8 November 2012

Five trade unionists received death threats from the Urabeños – a paramilitary group – in Bugalagrande Municipality, south-western Colombia on 4 November ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/042/2012

Colombia: Further information: More land rights defenders ...
19 October 2012

On 11 October, the National Coordination of Displaced People – a group that works with people displaced by armed conflict – received a death threat ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/041/2012

Colombian woman threatened with gun: Alfamir Castillo
11 October 2012

On 10 October, a man aimed a gun at Alfamir Castillo, the mother of a young man killed by members of the Colombian armed forces in Palmira municipality ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/040/2012

Colombia: Land rights defenders receive death threats
9 October 2012

Colombian NGOs and human rights defenders working on land restitution issues around the country have been subject to numerous death threats in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/039/2012

Colombian authorities fail to stop or punish sexual violence ...
4 October 2012

The Colombian authorities have failed to make real progress in bringing to justice those responsible for conflict-related sexual crimes.

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Colombia: End impunity for sexual violence in Colombia's ...
4 October 2012

Women and girls have been targeted for sexual violence by members of all the warring parties in Colombia's long-running armed conflict. For decades ...

Postcard       AMR 23/034/2012

Colombia: Hidden from justice: Impunity for conflict-related ...
4 October 2012

Conflict-related sexual violence against women and girls in Colombia has long been a largely hidden human rights tragedy. Amnesty International's ...

Report       AMR 23/031/2012

Amnesty International | Colombian authorities fail to stop or to ...
4 October 2012

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

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Colombian defenders at risk after threats
17 September 2012

A member of the Association for Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared (ASFADDES), Luz Elsia Almanza Suárez, was threatened by a paramilitary ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/035/2012

Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the ...
29 August 2012

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 ...

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