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May 20, 2013

Human rights defenders working with forcibly displaced people in Barrancabermeja, Northern
Colombia, received three death threats from paramilitaries on 13 and 14 May.

May 13, 2013

The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, received a
text message telling her that her mother had been killed.

May 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill six members of the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, a NGO operating in Colombia.

February 27, 2013

Members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were threatened with a massacre in the context of increased paramilitary presence in the area.