Amnesty International Urgent Alert Archive -- 2002-2003

Protect Colombian Union Leaders' Lives - Act Now!

Abduction by the army of FENSUAGRO leader Luis Miguel Gomez


Amnesty International condemns attacks against the population of Toribío

International community must demand action on human rights

ICTUR - Colombia Bulletin, August 10, 2004

Colombian Trade Unionists Shot Dead By Army

War on Want Partners Unfairly Dismissed

Concern for the safety of street-sellers in the municipality of Pereira

Trade unionists receive death threats

Fear For Safety Diana Milena Murcia (f), Javier Alejandro Acevedo (m) and other members of the non-governmental human rights organization Corporación Colectivo de Abogados 'José Alvear Restrepo', 'José Alvear Restrepo' Lawyers' Collective.

Fear for Safety: Miguel Cifuentes (m), leader of the Asociación Campesina del Valle del Río Cimitarra (ACVC), Peasant Association of the Cimitarra River Valley, Magdalena Medio region, department of Santander and others

Amnesty International continues to be concerned for the safety of human rights activists of the Organización Femenina Popular, (OFP), Popular Women's Organization in the Cantagallo municipality, department of Bolivar following recent threats by army-backed paramilitaries.

Fear for safety/Threats - María Eugenia López (f), Other members of the Asociación de Familiares de Detenidos desaparecidos de Colombia (ASFADDES), Association of Families of the Detained-Disappeared in Medellín, Antioquia department

Release of Carlos Arturo Marulanda -- a setback for justice

Fear for safety - Martha Lucia Renteria, (f), Human Rights Defender in Valle del Cauca Department

Fear for safety/Death threats: Agustin Jimenez Cuello (m) Flor Munera (f) and other members of the Comite de Solidaridad con los PresosPoliticos (CSPP), Political Prisoners Solidarity Committee

Fear for Safety: Members of peasant communities in Cauca department

Fear for Safety - New names: Alexandre Lopez Maya (m), Congress representative and former member of SINTRAEMCALI Luis Hernandez (m), President of SINTRAEMCALI

Fear for Safety: Diego Osorio, (m) President of the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores, CUT, Colombian Trade Union Confederation Risaralda section; Carlos Valencia (m), board treasurer, CUT Risaralda section; Aide Trujillo (f), Presidente of the Sindicato de Educadores de Risaralda, SER, Risaralda Teachers Union;

Fear for safety: Peasant community from 'La Galleta' farm in Montebello municipality , Department of Antioquia

Fear For Safety: Concern for the safety of the president of the Cali Municipal Service Workers Trade Union

Fear for Safety of members of the Jose Alvear Restrepo Lawyers' Collective

Fear for Safety: Concern for the safety of Nidia Correa Velasquez a member of the forcibly displaced community of Tulua, department of Valle del Cauca, who was abducted on May 16, 2002.

Murder of several members of the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado.

Fear for Safety: Death threats against Daniel Prado, lawyer for the Asociacion de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos, Association of Relatives of the Detained Disappeared (ASFADDES)

Fear for Safety: Death Threats against Yolanda Becerra, President of the Organizacion Femenina Popular (OFP), Popular Women's Organization in Barrancabermeja, Santander Department

Fear for safety/ Possible 'disappearance': Jose Antonio Perez (m) ] Ecopetrol employees Hernando Silva Cely (m) ] Other members of the Oil Workers' Union (USO) and Ecopetrol workers, Department of Casanare

Fear for safety/abduction Arturo Vasquez Galeano (m), community leader and trade union activist

Fear for the Safety of the civilian population of Puerto Rondon and Cravo Norte municipalities, Arauca Department including at least 21 named individuals

Fear for Safety/Possible 'disappearance' of Gilberto Torres Martinez (m) - trade union leader and other members of the Oil Worker's Union (USO)

FEAR FOR THE SAFETY OF members of Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Industria de Alimentos, (SINALTRAINAL), National Union of Food Industry Workers

FEAR FOR THE SAFETY OF of human rights worker Francisco Campo, a leading memberof the Corporacion Regional para la Defensa de Derechos Humanos, (CREDHOS)

FEAR FOR THE SAFETY OF members of Asociacion de ocupantes de hecho de la Reliquia (ASPROVIVIR), in La Reliquia camp, city of Villavicencio, Meta Department

FEAR FOR THE SAFETY OF Civilian inhabitants of rural communities of the Alto and Bajo Naya regions and communities on the Yurumangui River, Valle del Cauca and Cauca Departments

Community of Cacarica Under Threat by Paramilitaries

UA 36/02 Fear for safety/possible 'disappearance'

UA 30/02 Fear for Safety/Possible 'disappearance'

Further information on UA 04/02

Further information on UA 22/01

Further information on UA 04/02

Further information on UA 240/01 issued 20 September 2001

UPDATE -- UA 309/01 Aury Sara Marrugo (m), President of Union Sindical Obrera (USO), Oil Workers' Trade Union, Cartagena Section

Second Update on UA 102/01: Civilian inhabitants of rural communities of the Alto and Bajo Naya regions, Valle del Cauca and Cauca departments

Gladys AVILA, Secretary General of ASFADDES

Urgent Action Update on UA 230/01

Weekly Urgent Action September 19, 2001 UA 238/01

UA 240/01 Fear for Safety/Extrajudicial Execution

CCSC Statement on treats to International Caravan for Life in Southern Bolivar

Caravana Internacional Continua Bloqueada