Human Rights in Republic of Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013

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Colombia: Human rights defenders threatened
18 May 2012

On 8 May 2012, three human rights defenders and a lawyer in Sucre, northern Colombia, received death threats. All four have been supporting peasant ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/021/2012

Amnesty International | Bogotá bomb attack 'reprehensible'
16 May 2012

The perpetrators of car bomb attack on 15 May, which killed two people and injured more than 50 in the Colombian capital Bogotá, demonstrated a complete ...

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Colombia: Bogotá bomb attack 'reprehensible' | Amnesty ...
16 May 2012

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack in the Colombian capital which killed two people and injured at least 50.


Colombia: Women rights defenders' lives in danger
11 May 2012

On 7 May 2012, shots were fired into the office of a women's rights organization in Bogota, Colombia. This follows a series of attacks and intimidation ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/020/2012

Amnesty International | Colombia: FARC urged to release ...
8 May 2012

The FARC should release a French journalist held captive since 28 April immediately and unconditionally, said Amnesty International today.

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Colombia: Security fears for peasant farmers' leader
27 April 2012

Peasant farmer leader Hernán Henry Díaz, who was arranging a protest march, has not been seen since 18 April, and may have been subjected to enforced ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/019/2012

Colombia: The Victims and Land Restitution Law: An Amnesty ...
17 April 2012

On 10 June 2011, President Juan Manuel Santos signed into law the Victims and Land Restitution Law. The Law and its associated decrees cover a ...

Report       AMR 23/018/2012

Amnesty International | Colombia: FARC must go further and ...
3 April 2012

The release of 10 members of the security forces by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) highlights the need for a serious commitment ...

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Colombia: Paramilitaries kill father and son in Colombia
29 March 2012

Manuel Ruíz, a member of the community council of Apartadocito, and his son, were abducted and subsequently killed by paramilitaries in northern ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/017/2012

Colombia: Amnesty International statement at the 19th session ...
21 March 2012

21 March 2012. UN Human Rights Council. Nineteenth Session. 27 February – 23 March 2012. Item 2. Annual report of the ...

Document       AMR 23/016/2012