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Urgent Action update: Woman attacked for seeking justice for son

On 11 January, two unidentified men in a motorbike shot three times at the car in which Alfamir Castillo was.

2nd update on UA 296/12 issued 15/01/2019

Urgent Action: Land claimant leader at risk

Enrique Cabezas has received several threats in response to his work defending the ancestral territory.

UA 207/18 issued 06/12/2018

Urgent Action: Several indigenous organizations threatened in Colombia

The National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) reported that several threatening pamphlets were found.

UA 182/18 issued 12/10/2018

Urgent Action update: Two relatives of environmental members killed in Colombia

On 22 September, two relatives of members of the Rios Vivos Movement were killed in Antioquia, Colombia.

2nd update on UA 88/18 issued 26/09/2018

Urgent Action: Seven people killed in Cauca, Colombia

Seven bodies, were found piled on a road of the municipality of Argelia, in the southwest region of Cauca, Colombia.

UA 128/18 issued 06/07/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous people threatened and displaced in Colombia

Over 200 indigenous Nasa Embera Chamí are currently displaced following an armed attack to a member of their community.

UA 112/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action Update: Yet another environmental defender killed in Colombia

In less than a week, two members of the Ríos Vivos (Living Rivers) Movement have been killed in Antioquia, Colombia

1st Update on UA 088/18 issued 10/05/2018

Urgent Action: Environmental defender killed in Colombia, others at risk

A member of the Ríos Vivos (Living Rivers) Movement was killed on the same day the group carried out an all-day march

UA 088/18 issued 07/05/2018

Urgent Action: Two Afro-descendant defenders criminalized in Colombia

Community leaders and human rights defenders have been unjustly detained and accused of charges they did not commit.

UA 85/18 issued 07/05/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous Yukpa people in Colombia face eviction to Venezuela

Yukpa indigenous people that crossed to Colombia are facing eviction and threat of being sent back to Venezuela.

UA 59/18 issued 16/03/2018