Amnesty International: Paramilitaries Threaten to Kill Defenders

Paramilitaries are planning to kill members of a Colombian human rights NGO, Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, and community leaders from the Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó River Basin. One attack has failed, but others are being prepared Read more [...]
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Publicación de “Justicia Evasiva: La lucha por la tierra y la vida en Curvaradó y Jiguamiandó”

El Colombia Land Rights Monitor anuncia la publicación de “Justicia Evasiva: La lucha por la tierra y la vida en Curvaradó y Jiguamiandó”. Read more [...]
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Release of “Elusive Justice: The Struggle for Land and Life in Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó”

The Colombia Land Rights Monitor is pleased to announce the publication of “Elusive Justice: The Struggle for Land and Life in Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó.” Read more [...]
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The Murder of Demetrio López: Chronicle of Another Death Foretold

“I fear for my life because the threats were very serious, and according to [a credible source] it appears that they were not playing around with the threats.” That is how Demetrio López Cardenas reported the death threats against him in August 2012. Six months later, on February 23, Demetrio López was shot dead in Buenaventura. Read more [...]
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El asesinato de Demetrio López: crónica de otra muerte anunciada

“Temo por mi vida porque las amenazas fueron bastantes serias y según lo que me dijo [alguien de confianza] parece que no eran de juego las amenazas”. Así denunció Demetrio López Cárdenas las amenazas contra su vida en agosto de 2012. Seis meses después él fue asesinado a balazos en Buenaventura. Read more [...]
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Afro-Colombian Solidarity Network* Statement

In anticipation of the upcoming visit of Minister Fernando Carrillo to Washington, DC, the Afro-Colombian Solidarity Network (ACSN) would like to express serious concerns with the current situation facing specific Afro-Colombian communities and leaders. Read more [...]
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Colombian Priest is Victim of Possible Assassination Attempt

Father Alberto Franco, founding member of CIJP, was waiting for his government-provided armored car to take him to work on the morning of February 13 when three bullets were fired into the car's windshield. Read more [...]
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Una viuda lucha por la justicia mientras que el gobierno colombiano habla de reparaciones

Mientras que millones de dólares entran a los ministerios colombianos e informes se escriben sobre cómo se gasta la plata, Trinidad y su familia están en El Olvido luchando por la justicia—y sus vidas—con o sin el apoyo del gobierno. Read more [...]
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A Widow Fights for Justice while the Colombian Government Talks about Reparations

While millions of dollars are pumped into Colombian ministries and reports are being written on the way it is being spent, Trinidad and her family are back in El Olvido fighting for justice—and for their lives—with or without the support of the government. Read more [...]
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Un chaleco antibalas vencido y promesas sin sentido

Si el gobierno quiere demostrar su compromiso de proteger comunidades amenazadas, debe escuchar las exigencias de las comunidades y respetar las órdenes de su propia Corte Constitucional. Read more [...]
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