Human Rights in Republic of Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013

The 2013 Annual Report on
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Amnesty International assessment of states' implementation of ...
21 February 2013

In its submissions for the UPR, Amnesty International endeavours to assess the level of implementation of some of the recommendations, made by other ...

Report       IOR 41/002/2013

Colombia: Paramilitary death threats must be stopped
18 February 2013

Paramilitaries calling themselves the "Black Eagles" have left a printed death threat at the home of a human rights defender in northern Colombia.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/009/2013

Colombia: Women human rights defenders threatened
18 February 2013

Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them, Jackeline Rojas Castañeda. Her ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/008/2013

Colombia: Human rights defender's car fired on: Father ...
15 February 2013

Father Alberto Franco's car was fired at on 13 February 2013, in the Colombian capital, Bogotá. He is the Executive Secretary of the human rights NGO ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/007/2013

Colombia: Impunity perpetuates ongoing human rights ...
14 February 2013

In this submission, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations that Colombia supported during its previous review in 2008 ...

Report       AMR 23/005/2013

Colombia: Women human rights defenders threatened
13 February 2013

Gloria Amparo Suárez and Yolanda Becerra, from the women's human rights organization OFP, have been threatened with violence against their children ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/006/2013

Colombia: Human rights defender's life threatened: Martha ...
29 January 2013

Human rights defender Martha Elena Díaz Ospina has found a death threat, accusing her of being a guerrilla, on the doorstep of her house in Barranquilla ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/004/2013

Colombia: Targeted community leaders in danger
24 January 2013

Paramilitaries are looking for Afro-descendant leaders Ligia María Chaverra and Enrique Petro in the Curvaradó River Basin, Northern Colombia. Their ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/003/2013

Colombia: hostages must be released immediately
22 January 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: AMR 23/002/2013. 22 January 2013. Colombia: hostages ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/002/2013

Colombia: Trade union negotiators threatened
21 January 2013

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