Targeting of the Patriotic Union in Colombia

Commissioners: Felipe González, Tracy Robinson, Paulo Vannuchi, Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria (Executive Secretary), Elizabeth Abi-Mershed (Assistant Executive Secretary). Petitioners: Patriotic Union State: Colombia Petitioners representing the labor group Patriotic Union (Unión Patriótica) came before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), accusing…

Human Rights Situation in Colombia

Commissioners: Felipe González, Tracy Robinson, Paulo Vannuchi Executive Secretary: Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Elizabeth Abi-Mershed Petitioners: Committee on Solidarity State: Colombia On March 24, Petitioners representing various Colombian Human Rights Groups came before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to…

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…