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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Colombia: Further violence in ...
28 June 2013

With the protests that resulted in the deaths of four people last week in Catatumbo, north-eastern Colombia, still continuing, Amnesty International ...

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Colombia: Protesters killed in Colombia
27 June 2013

Peasant farmers participating in demonstrations in Catatumbo, north-eastern Colombia, are at risk after at least four protesters were killed and others ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/028/2013

Colombia: Further information: Trade unionists face continued ...
14 June 2013

Colombian trade union leaders involved in labour negotiations continue to receive threats against their lives. On 13 June 2013 four of the union leaders ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/027/2013

Colombia: Congress should reject law reforming the military ...
12 June 2013

Members of Colombia 's Congress should reject a proposed law which will shield members of the armed forces and the police from justice for crimes ...

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Amnesty International | Colombia: Congress should reject law ...
12 June 2013

Members of Colombia's Congress should reject a proposed law whose purpose is to give greater powers to the military justice system and which will ...

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Colombia: Further information: Trade union leader shot at in ...
10 June 2013

Gunmen fired shots at a taxi in which trade union leader Rubén Morrón Gerrero was travelling on the eve of a trade union negotiation in Barranquilla ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/026/2013

Paramilitary plan to kill human rights activist exposed in ...
7 June 2013

An anonymous source warned local police in Colombia that paramilitaries are intending to kill a human rights defender and his family.

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Amnesty International | Paramilitary plan to kill human rights ...
7 June 2013

The Colombian authorities must ensure the safety of a human rights defender and his family after an anonymous source warned local police that paramilitaries ...

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Colombia: Paramilitaries announce killings
6 June 2013

Paramilitaries in the north of Colombia are intending to kill members of an organization that represents victims of the country's internal armed conflict ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/025/2013

Colombia: Threats force human rights NGO to close
30 May 2013

A prominent human rights organization in Colombia has been forced to close after threats of an imminent attack.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/024/2013