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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.
Paramilitaries have threatened dozens of land claimants and community leaders, as well as human rights defenders, trade unionists, journalists and state officials working on land restitution in nor...
Two men forced their way into the home of Blanca Nubia Díaz, demanding to see one of her daughters. Both women have faced threats as they campaign for justice in a case of sexual violence.
Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.