Human Rights in Republic of Colombia

Amnesty International  Report 2013

The 2013 Annual Report on
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Colombia: Further Information: Trade unionists receive more ...
4 April 2013

Several trade unionists in the mining industry have received further death threats from Colombian paramilitaries.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/016/2013

Colombia: Land activists receive death threats
2 April 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 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/015/2013

Colombia: Amnesty International statement at the 22nd ...
20 March 2013

The peace talks in Colombia have raised expectations that the conflict with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) could finally ...

Document       AMR 23/014/2013

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