February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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July 25, 2013

Colombian trade union leader Hector Sanchez received a death threat on 16 July. In a separate incident, information was stolen from an NGO in the capital, Bogota.

July 24, 2013

A threat was made at the home of Rocio Campos a day after paramilitaries left a death threat at the home of Elizardo Badillo against him and other members of the human rights movement of Barrancabe...

July 9, 2013

Colombian human rights defenders Diego Martínez and Jeison Paba have received an email threatening to kill them and their families, while they were participating in an event in the municipality La...

June 27, 2013

Peasant farmers demonstrating in Colombia are at risk after at least four were killed and others injured. There are fears that security forces have been using disproportionate and excessive force....