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February 25, 2015

A 14-year-old boy was killed during an anti-government protest amid reports of excessive use of force by the security forces. There are concerns the violence will intensify if the authorities do no...

February 19, 2015

A funeral wreath was delivered to the home of human rights defender Martha Elena Díaz Ospina in Colombia. This threat came days after she rejected a court-ordered apology by the armed forces for th...

February 17, 2015

Twelve people were shot dead and four others injured by military police officers during an operation in north-east Brazil. Residents report feeling threatened as the military police have maintained...

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.