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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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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Amnesty International | Colombia: Conviction for conflict ...
28 August 2012

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 ...

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Colombia: Conviction for conflict-related rape and murders 'a ...
28 August 2012

A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory.

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Americas: Right to consultation and consent of Indigenous ...
27 August 2012

This statement, to the 21st session of the UN Human Rights Council, encapsulates one of the main challenges Indigenous peoples face when their ...

Document       AMR 01/007/2012

Colombian human rights activists threatened
24 August 2012

LGBTI activists, trade unionists, victims associations and human rights defenders in Barrancabermeja, Northern Colombia, have received death threats ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/030/2012

Amnesty International | Colombia: Indigenous leader killed ...
15 August 2012

The Colombian authorities must do more to protect civilians increasingly caught up in the ongoing armed conflict in Colombia, Amnesty International ...

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Colombia: Indigenous leader killed amid ongoing fighting in ...
15 August 2012

The Colombian authorities must do more to protect civilians increasingly caught up in the country's ongoing armed conflict.

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Colombia: Trade unionists' lives in danger in Colombia
9 August 2012

Trade unionists Oscar Arturo Orozco and Wilson Jaramillo's lives are in danger after shots were fired at the car they were travelling in on 4 August in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/029/2012

Os governos devem parar de impor projetos de infraestrutura ...
8 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC DOCUMENT. 8 August 2012. Index: AMR 01/005/2012. Governments must stop imposing ...

Document       AMR 01/005/2012