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 4, 2014

Approximately a hundred families have been forcibly evicted from an informal settlement known as Canaan in continuance of an illegal eviction process which started in December 2013.

January 30, 2014

Over 2,000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public Prosecutor’s office closed their cases.

January 27, 2014

Human rights defenders in the city of Barrancabermeja, in the Magdalena Medio region in north-eastern Colombia, have received death threats.

January 17, 2014

Embera Chamí Indigenous leader Flaminio Onogama Gutiérrez is at risk following the killing of
his two nephews, who were also Indigenous leaders, in south-western Colombia.