The 2012 Annual Report on
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On 20 June 2012, human rights defenders received death threats targeting other human rights defenders in Colombia. Members of these organizations are at risk.
Urgent Action AMR 23/023/2012
On 1 June, a death threat by a paramilitary group was left at the home of Juan David Díaz Chamorro, a member of MOVICE in Sincelejo, Northern Colombia. The death ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/022/2012
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
On 8 May 2012, three human rights defenders and a lawyer in Sucre, northern Colombia, received death threats. All four have been supporting peasant farmers to get ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/021/2012
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack in the Colombian capital which killed two people and injured at least 50.
On 7 May 2012, shots were fired into the office of a women's rights organization in Bogota, Colombia. This follows a series of attacks and intimidation against ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/020/2012
Peasant farmer leader Hernán Henry Díaz, who was arranging a protest march, has not been seen since 18 April, and may have been subjected to enforced disappearance ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/019/2012
On 10 June 2011, President Juan Manuel Santos signed into law the Victims and Land Restitution Law. The Law and its associated decrees cover a range of interrelated ...
Report AMR 23/018/2012
Manuel Ruíz, a member of the community council of Apartadocito, and his son, were abducted and subsequently killed by paramilitaries in northern Colombia on 23 ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/017/2012
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 target ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/015/2012