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Colombia: Paramilitaries kill father and son in Colombia
29 March 2012

Manuel Ruíz, a member of the community council of Apartadocito, and his son, were abducted and subsequently killed by paramilitaries in northern ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/017/2012

Colombia: Amnesty International statement at the 19th session ...
21 March 2012

21 March 2012. UN Human Rights Council. Nineteenth Session. 27 February – 23 March 2012. Item 2. Annual report of the ...

Document       AMR 23/016/2012

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten son of defender: David ...
21 March 2012

David Rabelo Gutiérrez, the son of a human rights defender who is on trial, has received an email, signed by paramilitaries, that declares him a military ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/015/2012

Colombia: Further information: Family targeted by ...
19 March 2012

A member of a family previously targeted by paramilitaries in northern Colombia has survived an attempt on his life. His life, and the lives of his relatives ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/014/2012

Colombia: Human rights lawyer at risk: José Humberto Torres
16 March 2012

Paramilitaries have offered a bounty for the killing of Colombian human rights lawyer José Humberto Torres, a member of the Political Prisoners Solidarity ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/013/2012

Colombia: Human rights organisations threatened
1 March 2012

Paramilitaries have sent death threats to several Colombian human rights defenders and organizations, accusing them of being guerrillas. Some, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/012/2012

Colombia: The authorities must protect the 6 March protest ...
28 February 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AI index: AMR 23/011/2012 28 February 2012 Colombia: The authorities must protect the ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/011/2012

Colombia: The human rights situation in Colombia: Amnesty ...
10 February 2012

This statement presents an overview of Amnesty International's concerns in Colombia. The government continues to express a commitment to human ...

Document       AMR 23/007/2012

Colombia: Attempted Killing By Paramilitaries: Jesús Emilio ...
8 February 2012

A man from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Jesús Emilio Tuberquia, was shot at by two paramilitaries in the northern town of Apartadó ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/008/2012

Colombia: Further information: Human rights defenders ...
6 February 2012

Members of the Regional Human Rights Corporation (CREDHOS) in Barrancabermeja, Colombia, have received new death threats from ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/006/2012