NGO Reports tagged “Human Rights”

Links to long-form information produced by non-governmental organizations (other than WOLA)

Colombia en riesgo de impunidad: Puntos ciegos de la Justicia Transicional frente a crímenes internacionales de competencia de la CPI

Publicado por la Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos y el Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo el 26 de abril de 2020.

Raises concerns about persistent impunity for human rights violations committed by state actors, and calls on the International Criminal Court to remain vigilant.

Tags: Civil-Military Relations, False Positives, Human Rights, International Criminal Court, JEP, Military and Human Rights, Transitional Justice

‘The Guerrillas Are the Police’: Social Control and Abuses by Armed Groups in Colombia’s Arauca Province and Venezuela’s Apure State

Published by Human Rights Watch, January 22, 2020.

Abuses including murder, forced labor, child recruitment, and rape are often committed as part of the groups’ strategy to control the social, political, and economic life of Arauca and Apure. Impunity for such abuses is the rule.

Tags: Arauca, Armed Groups, Borders, Child Combatants, Dissident Groups, ELN, Human Rights, Venezuela Crisis