The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Human Rights

OIDHACO sends alert about repressive measures used by State Security Forces during National Strike protests and calls for guarantees for those who are still protesting

On 21 November, mass protests began as part of the National Strike in Colombia, convened by wide-ranging and diverse sectors of society, and attended by hundreds of thousands of Colombian citizens. The protests are still ongoing in different parts of the In a statement on 20 November, the International Office for Human Rights – Action

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Public Statement: Oidhaco strongly condemns the violent actions and the serious deterioration of the humanitarian situation throughout Colombia

Only in August 10 massacres took place, 45 massacres ocurred in 2020. Ehnic minorities and young people are disproportionately affected. The International Office for Human Rights – Action Colombia (OIDHACO) strongly condemns the violent actions that have taken place throughout Colombia, the serious deterioration of the humanitarian situation and the security situation for human rights

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Oidhaco and international organizations repudiate military illegal intelligence activities and ask public statement by European countries and institutions

The 25 signatory organisations strongly reject illegal military intelligence activities against human rights defenders and call for the truth to be established and for those responsible to face the legal consequences. Brussels, 11 May 2020 The 25 signatory organisations strongly reject illegal military intelligence activities against human rights defenders and call for the truth to

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March 2012: Deep increase of attacks against human rights defenders

Over the last days and weeks, attacks and harassment against them have been particularly serious. Oidhaco sent data and some cases to the European authorities and request them to take action. According to a recent report of the Somos Defensores Programme, in the year 2011, 239 human rights defenders suffered attacks, 49 of which were

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Oidhaco rejects the murder of Marco Rivadeneira and calls for protection measures for Human Rights Defenders during the Covid 19 crisis

Oidhaco condemns the murder of Marco Rivadeneira member of the Operational Committee of the CCEEU and supports the call for a bilateral ceasefire. The International Office for Human Rights – Action on Colombia (Oidhaco), calls immediate attention to the grave situation of risk faced by Human Rights Defenders and social leaders in Colombia. Concerns deepen

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