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Take Action! Peace Community Under Threat By Paramilitaries (Colombia: UA 236/16)
Over the last few months, there has been an increase in paramilitary activity in the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in north-western Colombia. This has placed members of the community and other local inhabitants at serious risk.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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