Human Rights in Republic of Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013

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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

Colombia: Further information: Death threat to mother of man ...
21 May 2013

The mother and lawyers of a young man killed by the members of the Colombian armed forces have received death threats, days before a court ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/023/2013

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten rights organisation
20 May 2013

Human rights defenders working with forcibly displaced people in Barrancabermeja, Northern Colombia, received three death threats from ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/022/2013

Colombia: Attempt on life of indigenous rights defender
16 May 2013

The home of Pedro Manuel Loperena, an indigenous human rights defender in north-eastern Colombia, was attacked with a grenade on 11 May.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/021/2013

Colombia: Human rights defender's daughter targeted
13 May 2013

The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, has received a text message telling her that her mother had been killed ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/020/2013

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten commuvity on "death list"
8 May 2013

Paramilitaries are looking for members of the communities of the Curvaradó River Basin in north-western Colombia, to kill them. They have also been ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/019/2013

Colombia: Peasant farmer killed after threats
19 April 2013

Gunmen thought to be paramilitaries have killed a land rights activist in northern Colombia, and have threatened to kill peasant farmers trying to assert ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/017/2013

Colombia: Further Information: Trade unionists receive more ...
4 April 2013

Several trade unionists in the mining industry have received further death threats from Colombian paramilitaries.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/016/2013

Colombia: Land activists receive death threats
2 April 2013

A member of the Victims' Roundtable of El Carmen del Bolívar – a group of victims seeking the return of misappropriated land – in northern Colombia ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/015/2013