February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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March 27, 2014

A leader of the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo receives a death threat. A few days before, several armed men attacked and threatened the community following the forced eviction of 43 families.

March 19, 2014

Javier Barrera Santa, a leader of ASFADDES, an association campaigning for justice in cases of enforced disappearances, has been threatened in Medellín, Colombia.

March 7, 2014

Yomaira Mendoza, a leader of the Afro-descendant community in the Curvaradó River Basin campaigning for collective land titles, has received repeated death threats.

February 10, 2014

Colombia’s armed conflict continues to affect members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, as guerillas and the armed forces continue to threaten its members.