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Colombia: Court throws out retrograde military justice reform - 24 October 2013

Headline Title:  Colombia: Court throws out retrograde military justice reform The decision of Colombia’s Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country’s military justice system is a setback for government attempts to shield from scrutiny human rights violations co The decision of Colombia’s Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country’s military justice system is a setback for government attempts to shield from scrutiny human rights violations committed by the security forces Media Node:  Colombia Story Location:  Colombia 4° 11' 8.5956" N, 75° 3' 30.9384" W “The government has repeatedly affirmed its commitment to the fight against impunity, but this reform would have exacerbated Colombia’s already sky high levels of impunity. ” Source:  Marcelo Pollack, Colombia researcher at Amnesty International.

Colombia: Court throws out retrograde military justice reform

The decision of Colombia’s Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country’s military justice system is a setback for government attempts to shield from scrutiny human rights violations committed by the security forces, said Amnesty International. The decision of Colombia’s Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country’s military justice system i

Colombie. Des paramilitaires menacent des manifestants indigènes de procéder à une « épuration sociale »

En Colombie, la sécurité de manifestants indigènes fait l’objet de graves préoccupations alors qu’ils sont la cible de violences croissantes de la part des forces de sécurité et que leurs meneurs ont été menacés de mort par un groupe paramilitaire de droite, a déclaré Amnesty International. En Colombie, la sécurité de manifestants indigènes fait l’objet de graves préoccupations alors qu’ils sont la cible de violences croissantes de la part des forces de sécurité et que leurs meneurs o

Colombia: Grupo paramilitar amenaza a manifestantes indígenas con “limpieza social”

Existen graves motivos de preocupación por la seguridad de los manifestantes indígenas en Colombia ante la escalada de violencia contra ellos por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad y después de que sus dirigentes hayan sido amenazados de muerte por un grupo paramilitar de signo derechista; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional. Persiste una honda preocupación por la seguridad de los manifestantes indígenas en Colombia ante la escalada de violencia contra ellos por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad y después de que sus dir

Colombia: Paramilitary group threatens indigenous protesters with ‘social cleansing’

There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces and after their leaders received a death threat from a right-wing paramilitary group, Amnesty International said. There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces and after their leaders received a death threat f

Colombia: Paramilitary group threatens indigenous protesters with ‘social cleansing’ - 21 October 2013

Headline Title:  Colombia: Paramilitary group threatens indigenous protesters with ‘social cleansing’ There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces and after their leaders received a death threat f There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces and after their leaders received a death threat from a right-wing paramilitary group. Media Node:  Colombia indigenous protests Story Location:  Colombia 5° 44' 28.8384" N, 75° 6' 9.1404" W “Most of the evidence gathered by Amnesty International in several parts of Colombia points to a deeply worrying and largely disproportionate use of force against the indigenous protesters by the police and the armed forces” Source:  Marcelo Pollack, Amnesty International Researcher on Colombia Date:  Mon, 21/10/2013 URL:  Colombia: Congress should reject law reforming the military justice system Description:  News story, 12 June 2013

Colombia: El gobierno debe respaldar con hechos su apoyo a los derechos humanos

El gobierno de Colombia debe respaldar con hechos su apoyo público a los derechos humanos, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional en una declaración oral pronunciada hoy ante el Consejo de Derechos Humanos. El gobierno de Colombia debe respaldar con hechos su apoyo público a los derechos humanos, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional en una declaración oral pronunciada hoy ante el Consejo de Derechos Humano

Colombie. Le gouvernement doit faire suivre d’actes son soutien aux droits humains

Le gouvernement colombien doit faire suivre d’actes son soutien aux droits humains, a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 19 septembre devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies. Le gouvernement colombien doit faire suivre d’actes son soutien aux droits humains, a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 19 septembre devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies

Colombia: Government has to back its support for human rights with action

The Colombian government must back its public support for human rights with action, Amnesty International said in an oral statement delivered to the United Nations Human Rights Council today. The Colombian government must back its public support for human rights with action, Amnesty International said in an oral statement delivered to the United Nations Hu


لا زالت حالات الإخفاء القسري تشكل واقعاً مروعاً في الأمريكيتين  

تزامناً مع ذكرى اليوم العالمي لضحايا الإخفاء القسري، صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية أن حالات الإخفاء القسري في الأمريكيتين لم تعد مجرد إرث من الماضي المظلم للحكومات السلطوية في حقبتي السبعينيات والثمانينيات من القرن الماضي وحسب، بل إنها ما انفكت تشكل ممارسات مروعة مستمرة حتى يومنا هذا تزامناً مع ذكرى اليوم العالمي لضحايا الإخفاء القسري، صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية أن حالات الإخفاء القسري في الأمريكيتين لم تعد مجرد إرث من الماضي المظلم للحكومات السلطوية في

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