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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Colombia: Human rights defenders threatened
1 August 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill human rights defenders Hernando Mejía López and David Espinoza in the northern Colombian city of Barrancabermeja ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/034/2013

Colombia: Trade union leader and family threatened
25 July 2013

Colombian trade union leader Héctor Sánchez received a death threat on 16 July. In a separate incident information was stolen from an NGO in the capital ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/033/2013

Colombia: Paramilitaries intimidate with death threats
24 July 2013

In two separate instances on 16 and 17 July, paramilitaries delivered warnings and death threats to human rights defenders. A threat was made at the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/032/2013

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten trade union leader: Juan ...
16 July 2013

A Colombian paramilitary group has threatened to kill trade union leader Juan Carlos Galvis and two of his children, and also LGBTI activists in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/030/2013

Colombia: Death threat against hunan rights defenders
9 July 2013

Colombian human rights defenders Diego Martínez and Jeison Paba have received an email threatening to kill them and their families, while they were ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/029/2013

Amnesty International | Colombia: Further violence in ...
28 June 2013

With the protests that resulted in the deaths of four people last week in Catatumbo, north-eastern Colombia, still continuing, Amnesty International ...

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Colombia: Protesters killed in Colombia
27 June 2013

Peasant farmers participating in demonstrations in Catatumbo, north-eastern Colombia, are at risk after at least four protesters were killed and others ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/028/2013

Colombia: Further information: Trade unionists face continued ...
14 June 2013

Colombian trade union leaders involved in labour negotiations continue to receive threats against their lives. On 13 June 2013 four of the union leaders ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/027/2013

Colombia: Congress should reject law reforming the military ...
12 June 2013

Members of Colombia 's Congress should reject a proposed law which will shield members of the armed forces and the police from justice for crimes ...

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Amnesty International | Colombia: Congress should reject law ...
12 June 2013

Members of Colombia's Congress should reject a proposed law whose purpose is to give greater powers to the military justice system and which will ...

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