Former Interior Minister Carlos Vielman and former National Director of Police Erwin Sperisen are among those being investigated over the killings of prisoners in 2005 and 2006.
President García to repeal a decree which could grant amnesties to military personnel alleged to have committed abuses during the 1980 – 2000 internal conflict.
Three people have been killed after they were named on the lists of around 90 men and women in the two of Puerto Asis in the southern region of Putumayo.
Luis Alfonso Plazas Vega faces 30 years in prison for the disappearance of 11 people in 1985 during a hostage situation at the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, which left over 100 dead.
Student Sergio Adrián Hernández was killed when an officer opened fire on a group of young Mexicans that were reportedly throwing stones.
Dozens of people have been killed in the capital city of Kingston during a security operation to arrest an alleged drug dealer.
Amnesty International's annual assessment of the state of the world's human rights, details abuses in 159 countries and shows how power politics are worsening the situation.
Indigenous rights activist Alberta Cariño and Jyri Antero Jaakola from Finland were killed in an ambush by armed men in the Triqui area.
Judges ruled not to change the law, which says extrajudicial killings and acts of torture and rape committed by members of the former military regime were political acts.
All presidential candidates urged to send out a clear message that, if elected, they will put an end to many decades of abuses and impunity.
The authorities have been urged to take immediate action to protect media workers after an escalating series of attacks has led to six journalists being killed in less than eight weeks.
Amnesty International has urged the Mexican authorities to investigate an attack on human rights observers in the state of Oaxaca, that reportedly left at least two people killed and several injured and missing.
Amnesty International has welcomed the conviction of Reynaldo Bignone, who was found guilty of torture, murder and several kidnappings that occured during the 1970s.
The law protects those responsible for thousands of killings and disappearances during the country's armed conflict from 1980 to 1992.