Human Rights in Republic of Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013

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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

Colombia: Transforming pain into hope: human rights ...
7 December 2012

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Postcard       AMR 23/033/2012

Americas: Transforming pain into hope: Human rights ...
7 December 2012

Human rights defenders in the Americas have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of human rights. However, as the clamour for human ...

Report       AMR 01/006/2012

Amnesty International | Colombia: Reform will boost impunity ...
6 December 2012

Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned ...

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Colombia: Further information: Trade unionists receive more ...
12 November 2012

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

Colombia: Trade unionists receive death threats
8 November 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

Colombia: Further information: More land rights defenders ...
19 October 2012

On 11 October, the National Coordination of Displaced People – a group that works with people displaced by armed conflict – received a death threat ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/041/2012

Colombian woman threatened with gun: Alfamir Castillo
11 October 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 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/040/2012