Monday, 19 October 2009

Colombia Round-Up

A whole series of posts from Colombia Reports that I've been meaning to link to, and one other. Just the statistics in some of these headlines...

Colombia's military investigated for 2,000 murders of civilians
NGOs to present war crime cases to the ICC
Over 27 thousand people currently missing in Colombia
Criminals released due to inefficient prison system
Colombia holds record for most landmine victims in the world (all from Colombia Reports)

“The attempt on the life of Islena Rey is a tragic and all too common demonstration of the precarious situation still facing human rights defenders in Colombia,” said Marcelo Pollack, Amnesty International’s researcher on Colombia.
Colombian Human Rights Activists at Risk (Impunity Watch)

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