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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February 6, 2014

In recent days several candidates standing in Colombia’s legislative elections in March have received death threats from paramilitaries.

January 27, 2014

Human rights defenders in the city of Barrancabermeja, in the Magdalena Medio region in north-eastern Colombia, have received death threats.

January 17, 2014

Embera Chamí Indigenous leader Flaminio Onogama Gutiérrez is at risk following the killing of
his two nephews, who were also Indigenous leaders, in south-western Colombia.

October 21, 2013

Colombian security forces are using excessive force against protesting Indigenous Peoples, while paramilitaries threaten Indigenous leaders and organizations.