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In recent days several candidates standing in Colombia’s legislative elections in March have received death threats from paramilitaries.
Union member, Oscar López Triviño, was killed a day after paramilitaries sent a death threat to members of the union to which he belongs. Other members of the union are at risk.
Conscientious objector Onur Erden was detained after he was forcibly returned to Turkey from Cyprus where his asylum application was turned down. He is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment....
Paramilitaries in the north of Colombia are intending to kill members of an organization that represents victims of the country's internal armed conflict.