The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Human Rights

Citizen Security Law – Criminalization of protest and penalization of citizens’ lives

Document that analyses ho the Citizen Security Law penalizes different aspects of citizens’ lives in Colombia. The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of pacific manifestatations is of concern in Colombia. Numerous cases of individual, arbitrary and massive detentions and judicializations of human rights defenders, who exerce their legitimate rights of pacific mobilisation

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On Human Rights Day, International Organizations deplore the affirmed conviction (on appeal) of David Ravelo Crespo

Joint declaration – On Human Rights Day, international organisations and networks deploer the 220 months of reclusion of human rights defender David Ravelo. Today, the 10th of December, international Human Rights Day, the international organizations and networks whose signatures appear below deplore the 220 month-prison sentence of human rights defender David Ravelo Crespo, member of

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War crimes allegations against Colombian Ambassador in Vienna

General Freddy Padilla de León must be deprived of his diplomatic status in order to allow for criminal investigations. Berlin / Bogotá / Vienna, 2 October 2013 Today ECCHR made public a dossier on the former General Commander of the Colombian Armed Forces and current Colombian Ambassador to Austria, General Freddy Padilla de León. Therein,

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On the third anniversary of the detention of renowned Colombian human rights defender David Ravelo Crespo, International organisations express concern.

Joint declaration. 14 September 2013 marks three years since renowned human rights defender David Ravelo Crespo, member of the director’s board of the Regional Corporation for the Defense of Human Rights (CREDHOS) based in the city of Barrancabermeja (Colombia), was detained.  As International NGOs and networks, we would like to reiterate concerns regarding a series

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