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  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno
    As Co-Director of the US Program, Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno guides Human Rights Watch’s work on criminal justice, drug policy, immigration, national security, and surveillance in the United States.Previously, as Deputy Washington Director…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Amicus Curiae regarding the Special Jurisdiction for Peace
    Human Rights Watch filed the following amicus curiae to the Colombian Constitutional Court regarding Constitutional Amendment 1 of 2017, which created the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, a judicial system negotiated with the FARC as part of the talks…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Chance to Fix Flawed Transitional Justice Law
    (Washington, D.C.) – The justice component of the peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has significant flaws that the Colombian Constitutional Court should address, Human Rights Watch said today. The court is set to r…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Armed Groups Oppress Riverside Communities

    Colombia: Armed Groups Oppress Riverside Communities

    Expand Wounaan people gather in a community building by the San Juan river, in Chocó, Colombia, March 2017.  © 2017 Human Rights Watch (Washingto…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A First in Asia: Taiwan to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    A First in Asia: Taiwan to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    Expand Supporters hug each other during a rally after Taiwan's constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia, in T…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Reject Referendum on Rights of LGBT People
    Dear Speaker Pinto,I am writing to share the concerns of Human Rights Watch regarding bill 220 of 2017, which would establish a national referendum on whether same-sex couples and single people may adopt children.As you know, single people and same…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Activists at Risk

    Colombia: Activists at Risk

    Expand Henry Pérez, a local campesino leader, was last seen in late January in the norteastern zone of El Catatumbo, Colombia. © Colprensa/ VANGUARDIA LIBERA…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Prosecution Suspended on Army Killings Case

    Colombia: Prosecution Suspended on Army Killings Case

    Expand Relatives carry the coffins with the remains of their children during a mass funeral in Barranquilla on September 11, 2010. Colombian authorities turned over the corpses of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Colombia

The Guardian: Colombia News

  • 'At home, we couldn’t get by': more Venezuelans flee as crisis deepens
    As Venezuela falls further into turmoil, more of its citizens are leaving a country that once served as a haven for economic migrants and political refugeesThere are no luxuries in the four-room house in southern Bogotá, where 12 recently arrived Ve…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 3:00am -
  • Colombia producing more cocaine than ever before, UN figures show
    About 866 tonnes of cocaine were produced in 2016, new report suggestsFarc rebels say they will work with government to find crop substituteColombia has spent years trying to shake off its reputation as the cocaine capital of the world, but the count…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 5:46pm -
  • Deforestation soars in Colombia after Farc rebels' demobilization
    Area of deforestation climbed 44% in 2016 compared with year before, as criminal groups have swooped in promote illegal logging and miningColombia has seen an alarming surge in deforestation after the leftwing rebels relinquished control over vast ar…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 5:00am -
  • Colombia's peace deal means Farc fighters can finally have babies – video
    Since the Farc signed an accord with the government in December 2016, women and couples in the guerrilla army are now free to become parents. Female members, who make up about a third of the fighters, had been banned from conceiving since the conflic…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 2:00am -
  • Protect women worldwide from acid attacks | Letters
    All too often this is a crime that goes unreported for fear of reprisal. Grassroots women’s rights organisations are the key, says Sarah CarsonThe event you report (Woman in rape trial hit by acid for fifth time, 3 July) is a reminder that women ar…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 1:34pm -
  • Colombia legally recognises union between three men
    Alejandro Rodriguez, Manuel Bermudez and Victor Hugo Prada plan ceremony to celebrate notary signing paperworkWhen the officiant at the ceremony says “you may now kiss the groom”, Victor Hugo Prada will have to choose which of the two men standin…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 1:00am -
  • 'Welcome to peace': Colombia's Farc rebels seal historic disarmament
    Revolutionary group hands in 7,000 weapons as part of historic peace deal‘Today doesn’t end the existence of the Farc; it ends our armed struggle’Colombia’s Farc rebels, who once terrorized the country with kidnaps, killings and attacks on to…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:30pm -
  • Tourist boat sinks in Colombian reservoir – video
    A number of people have died and more than 30 remain missing after a ferry sank in Guatape, Colombia on Sunday. Footage of the sinking shows tourist boats rushing to the aid of passengers on the vessel as it disappears below the water lineSix dead an…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 8:35pm -
  • Six dead and 15 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
    A flotilla of boats and the air force went to the aid of vessel that sank with about 150 people on board in Guatapé-El Peñol reservoir At least six people have died and 15 people are missing after a tourist boat carrying about 150 people sank in a…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 6:24pm -
  • Colombia tango festival thrills dance lovers in Medellín – in pictures
    Dancers compete in the annual international tango festival in Colombia’s second largest city. The event, in its 11th year, also includes workshops and concerts Continue reading...
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 12:02pm -
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