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The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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June 4, 2014

Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have been threatened.

May 23, 2014

On 20 May armed men attempted to kill the land restitution leader Enrique Cabezas in the Curvaradó River Basin, Colombia. Rafael Truaquero, another land claimant, and his family were also threatene...

May 9, 2014

Fifteen-year-old Génesis Giselle Gutiérrez Romero, a member of the Wayúu Indigenous Reservation of Zahíno, received a death threat on 5 May.

May 8, 2014

Paramilitaries sent death threats to a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia.