Human Rights in Republic of Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013

The 2013 Annual Report on
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Colombia: Union leaders' safety at risk
15 March 2013

A death threat was made against Colombian trade union leaders who are representing workers of coal mining companies in La Jagua de Ibírico ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/013/2013

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 16th ...
1 March 2013

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Report       IOR 41/003/2013

Colombia: Peace community threatened with a massacre
27 February 2013

Members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were threatened with a massacre in the context of increased paramilitary presence in the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/012/2013

Colombia: Human rights activist's controversial death amid ...
26 February 2013

Colombian human rights defender Angélica Bello died on 16 February in controversial circumstances after receiving threats for her work.


Amnesty International assessment of states' implementation of ...
21 February 2013

In its submissions for the UPR, Amnesty International endeavours to assess the level of implementation of some of the recommendations, made by other ...

Report       IOR 41/002/2013

Colombia: Paramilitary death threats must be stopped
18 February 2013

Paramilitaries calling themselves the "Black Eagles" have left a printed death threat at the home of a human rights defender in northern Colombia.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/009/2013

Colombia: Women human rights defenders threatened
18 February 2013

Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them, Jackeline Rojas Castañeda. Her ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/008/2013

Colombia: Human rights defender's car fired on: Father ...
15 February 2013

Father Alberto Franco's car was fired at on 13 February 2013, in the Colombian capital, Bogotá. He is the Executive Secretary of the human rights NGO ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/007/2013

Colombia: Impunity perpetuates ongoing human rights ...
14 February 2013

In this submission, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations that Colombia supported during its previous review in 2008 ...

Report       AMR 23/005/2013

Colombia: Women human rights defenders threatened
13 February 2013

Gloria Amparo Suárez and Yolanda Becerra, from the women's human rights organization OFP, have been threatened with violence against their children ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/006/2013