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Colombia: Attack survivor receives death threat
20 January 2012

Orlando Verbel Rocha's life is in danger. A threat was made against him through the daughter of his deceased brother, Eder Verbel Rocha, who was ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/003/2012

Colombia: Human rights defender's life in Danger: Abelardo ...
19 January 2012

Colombian human rights defender Abelardo Sánchez Serrano was threatened by two armed men in the city of Barrancabermeja, Santander Department ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/002/2012

Colombia: Human rights defenders threatened
19 December 2011

Members of the National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) and other non-governmental human rights organizations in Northern Colombia ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/038/2011

Colombia: Further information: Members of Peace Community ...
1 December 2011

On 28 November, members of a Colombian community that asserts its right not to be part of the country's long-running conflict were held captive for several ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/035/2011

Colombia: 'War crime' concerns over killing of captives ...
28 November 2011

Four members of Colombia's security forces have been killed while being held by guerillas, a possible war crime.

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Amnesty International | Colombia: 'War crime' concerns over ...
28 November 2011

Amnesty International expressed concern over reports that a Colombian guerrilla group has executed four members of the country's security forces ...

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Colombia: Efforts to discredit human rights lawyers' collective ...
22 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AMR 23/034/2011. 22 November 2011. Colombia: Efforts to discredit ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/034/2011

Colombia: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Letter ...
18 November 2011

PUBLIC DOCUMENT AI Index: AMR 23/032/2011 Amnesty International November 2011 Colombia (16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence ...

Document       AMR 23/032/2011

Colombia: Threats to defender and trade unionist
17 November 2011

An armed man and woman forced entry into the home of a Colombian human rights defender, Jackeline Rojas Castañeda. They threatened to kill her ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/033/2011

Colombia: Man who saw brother's murder threatened
8 November 2011

Gersaín Rodríguez witnessed his brother's murder by Colombian paramilitaries in January. His son and his nephew have been forcibly disappeared ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/031/2011