Thematic Hearing: Allegations of Impunity over Murders and Attacks on Human Rights Defenders in Colombia

Commissioners: Margarette May Macaulay; Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño (not present); Luis Ernesto Vargas Silva (not present); Francisco José Eguiguren Praeli (Rapporteur for State of Colombia); Joel Hernández García; Antonia Urrejola Noguera; and Flávia Piovesan (not present) Other: Soledad García Muñoz (Special Rapporteur…

Situation of Human Rights of Afro-descendant Women in Colombia

Commissioners: Tracy Robinson, Felipe González, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, and Elizabeth Abi-Mershed (Assistant Executive Secretary) Petitioners: Asociación de Mujeres Afrodescendientes y del Caribe Graciela Cha Inés, Corporación Caminos de Mujer en Tumanco y el Palenque El…

Situation of Human Rights of Women in Colombia

Commissioners:  Felipe González, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Tracy Robinson, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, and Elizabeth Abi-Mershed (Assistant Executive Secretary) Petitioners:  Corporación Sisma Mujer State:  Colombia “In Colombia, there are eight victims of domestic violence every hour, one victim of sexual…