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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February 15, 2013

Father Alberto Franco's car was fired at on 13 February. He is the Executive Secretary of the human rights NGO Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission

February 13, 2013

Gloria Amparo Suárez and Yolanda Becerra, from the women’s human rights organization OFP, have been threatened with violence against their children.

January 29, 2013

Martha Elena Díaz Ospina has found a death threat, accusing her of being a guerrilla, on the doorstep of her house in Barranquilla, northern Colombia.

January 24, 2013

Paramilitaries are looking for Afro-descendant leaders Ligia María Chaverra and Enrique Petro in the Curvaradó River Basin, Northern Colombia. Their lives are in danger.