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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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August 14, 2013

Venezuelan human rights defender Víctor Martínez is in danger, as the two men on trial for the murder of his son are free: one has escaped and the other was given parole.

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.

August 7, 2013

Paramilitaries are planning to kill members of a Colombian human rights NGO and community leaders from the Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó River Basin. One attack has failed, but others are being prepare...

August 5, 2013

Two peasant farmer leaders have been killed in the municipality of Tierralta, northern Colombia. There are fears for the safety of peasant farmers living in the area.