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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