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April 14, 2015

An Indigenous leader who was monitoring artisanal mining was killed in the Cañamomo Lomaprieta Indigenous Reservation in central Colombia. Many other Indigenous leaders from the Reservation have be...

February 15, 2015

Leaders of the Afro-descendant community of La Toma in south-western Colombia have been threatened by paramilitaries as they campaign to stop illegal mining operations on the community’s lands.

February 4, 2015

Máxima Acuña and her family have reported further acts of intimidation and harassment by the police. They are in an ongoing legal dispute against a mining company over the ownership of a plot of la...

August 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened scores of trade unionists, many of whom are in labor negotiations, as well as human rights defenders and other organizations in Colombia.