Explains how communities have used a mechanism in Colombian law to defend against aggressive forced coca eradication and a return to aerial herbicide spraying.
Social leader killings have exploded in Caquetá, and few even get investigated.
An overview of the chief prosecutor’s office’s efforts to bring to justice killers of social leaders and human rights defenders.
Examines how Colombian judicial authorities can improve their protection of human rights defenders and hold masterminds accountable.
A report identifying bottlenecks faced by the Colombian judicial system in its efforts to hold accountable masterminds of crimes against human rights defenders.
Explains methods of psychosocial accompaniment for conflict victims seeking restitution of stolen landholdings.
The Colombia section of the State Department’s annual worldwide overview of human rights. (Link at state.gov)