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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 hearing on the case.
Urgent Action AMR 23/023/2013
Human rights defenders working with forcibly displaced people in Barrancabermeja, Northern Colombia, received three death threats from paramilitaries on 13 and ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/022/2013
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
The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, has received a text message telling her that her mother had been killed. Ingrid Vergara's ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/020/2013
Paramilitaries are looking for members of the communities of the Curvaradó River Basin in north-western Colombia, to kill them. They have also been watching members ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/019/2013
Gunmen thought to be paramilitaries have killed a land rights activist in northern Colombia, and have threatened to kill peasant farmers trying to assert their ...
Document AMR 23/017/2013
Several trade unionists in the mining industry have received further death threats from Colombian paramilitaries.
Urgent Action AMR 23/016/2013
A member of the Victims' Roundtable of El Carmen del Bolívar – a group of victims seeking the return of misappropriated land – in northern Colombia has received ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/015/2013
The peace talks in Colombia have raised expectations that the conflict with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) could finally come to an end, ...
Document AMR 23/014/2013
A death threat was made against Colombian trade union leaders who are representing workers of coal mining companies in La Jagua de Ibírico municipality, in the ...
Urgent Action AMR 23/013/2013