The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Publications: Human Rights

Oidhaco Newsletter May – June 2014

This issue includes a special focus on trade unionists in Colombia, the elections and the peace process, enforced displacement, criminalization of social protest, the United Nations Human Rights Council and what happened in Europe.

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Oidhaco Newsletter March – April 2014

This issue includes a special focus on the peace negotiations, the situation of human rights defenders, Colombia in Europe, monitoring of the FTA and the interventions regarding Colombia in the Human Rights Council of the United Nations on March 26th.

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Femicide is the killing of women based on gender. Civil society organisations urge the EU and CELAC to demonstrate political will to end femicide.

For the International Women’s Day, the Greens / EFA Group in the European Parliament with the support of civil society, ALOP, CIFCA, Oidhaco and Groupo Sur and together with the Heinrich Boell Foundation, organised a day dedicated to finding solutions to end femicide in Europe and  in Latin America at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Press release – Defending the environment, dangerous in Colombia

Today sadely marks the anniversary of the disappearance of Sandra Viviana Cuellar Gallego, a 26 year-old environmental engineer, who was disappeared on February 17, 2011 in Cali. Oidhaco is deeply concerned about attacks against those who defend the right to land, the right to oppose mega-projects that affect the environment and the living conditions of

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