The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Publications: Human Rights

The OIDHACO General Assembly requests guarantees for protesters during the National Strike in Colombia and sends alert regarding alleged use of excessive force by the state security forces.

On 28 April, a National Strike began in more than 500 municipalities in Colombia. Convened by the National Strike Committee, this protest brings together several sectors of the population. The protesters are criticizing the government’s tax reform bill, as they believe that it would lead to greater poverty. Moreover, they are protesting about the mismanagement

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A call on the Protection of life, the territory and the exercise of self-government of the indigenous communities of the Cauca department

The international civil society organisations signatories to this public statement, Diakonia, ForumCiv, Act Church of Sweden,  We Effect and SweFOR, responsible for the implementation of the Project “Aremos Paz”, funded by the European Fund for Peace of the European Union and the Swedish International Development Agency – Sida, and the International Office for Human Rights

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International organisations express concern about the security situation in the city of Buenaventura and demand guarantees for civilians

The signatory organisations[1] express our concern about the security situation in the city of Buenaventura, particularly recent events against the community in the Santa Fe district of the city. This district is next to the port and logistics terminal of TCBuen, whose parent company is headquartered in Europe[2]. These incidents are taking place in a

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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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