The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Publications: Human Rights

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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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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