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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Colombia: Activist killed, other members at risk
19 December 2013

On 17 December armed people were looking for peasant farmer leader Olga Lucía Quintero at her home in Cúcuta, north-eastern Colombia. Another ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/054/2013

Colombia: Trade Unionist killed, other members at risk: Oscar ...
12 November 2013

Trade union member Oscar López Triviño was killed on 9 November in Bugalagrande, south-western Colombia. A day earlier, paramilitaries sent ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/052/2013

Colombia: Victims of the Palace of Justice still waiting for ...
11 November 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. AI |ndex: AMR: 23/053/2013. 11 November 2013. Colombia: victims of the ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/053/2013

Colombia: Further information: Human rights defenders ...
6 November 2013

Paramilitaries sent a death threat to several human rights organizations and a trade union in Barranquilla, Northern Colombia. Among those threatened ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/051/2013

Amnesty International | Colombia: Court throws out retrograde ...
24 October 2013

The decision of Colombia's Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country's military justice system is a setback for government attempts to shield ...

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Colombia: Court throws out retrograde military justice reform ...
24 October 2013

The decision of Colombia's Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country's military justice system is a setback for government attempts to shield ...

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Colombia: Paramilitary group threatens indigenous protesters ...
21 October 2013

There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces ...

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Amnesty International | Colombia: Paramilitary group ...
21 October 2013

There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces ...

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Colombia: Indigenous activists threatened
21 October 2013

There are reports that the Colombian security forces are using excessive force against Indigenous Peoples protesting in several parts of the country, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/047/2013

Colombia: Afro-descendant people threatened
7 October 2013

Afro-descendant people forcibly displaced from their collective lands in northern Colombia have been threatened by paramilitaries as they try to reclaim ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/046/2013