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Colombian trade union leaders Igor Díaz López and Aldo Raúl Amaya Daza have received telephone death threats. Their lives are in danger.
Urgent Action AMR 23/001/2013
Human rights defenders in the Americas have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of human rights. However, as the clamour for human rights has grown ...
Report AMR 01/006/2012
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Postcard AMR 23/033/2012
Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned constitutional ...
Paramilitaries sent a new death threat to members of various trade unions in Valle del Cauca Department, southern Colombia on 7 November 2012.
Urgent Action AMR 23/043/2012
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
On 11 October, the National Coordination of Displaced People – a group that works with people displaced by armed conflict – received a death threat from the paramilitary ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/041/2012
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, southern ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/040/2012
Colombian NGOs and human rights defenders working on land restitution issues around the country have been subject to numerous death threats in recent weeks. The ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/039/2012
Conflict-related sexual violence against women and girls in Colombia has long been a largely hidden human rights tragedy. Amnesty International's 2011 report showed ...
Report AMR 23/031/2012