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Situation Gewerkschafter vor dem Internationalen Strafgerichtshof

In Kolumbien begangene Völkerstraftaten – follow-up Communication an den Internationalen Strafgerichtshof hinsichtlich der Verfolgung von GewerkschafterInnen in Kolumbien, anknüpfend an die Communication von 2012. Erstellt von ecchr, der kolumbianischen Anwaltsorganisation Colectivo de Abogados Alvear Restrepo und dem Gewerkschaftsdachverband CUT (Central Unitaria de Trabajadores)

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OIDHACO Newsletter May – June 2013

The newsletter includes information on: peace process; the land issue – protests in the Catatumbo region, mining and forced displacement -; justice and military jurisdiction; human rights defenders situation, in particular journalists; and EU policy.

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Morddrohungen gegen Menschenrechtsverteidiger Comite Permanente – Urgent Action

Urgent Action von amnesty international

Diego Martínez und Jeison Pava, zwei kolumbianische Menschenrechtsverteidiger, haben per E-Mail Morddrohungen gegen sich und ihre Familien erhalten, als sie in an einer Veranstaltung in der Gemeinde La Macarena in Zentralkolumbien teilnahmen. Beteiligen Sie sich an der Aktion direkt über die Seite von amnesty international oder nutzen Sie den Briefvorschlag.

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Protecting access to justice – Report by UK Lawyers group

The Caravana delegation of August 2012 was the third in a series of large international delegations of lawyers in response to invitations from the Colombian national association ACADEHUM (Asociacion Colombiana de Abogados de Derechos Humanos), formerly known as ACADEUM. The first delegation in August 2008 consisted of 70 lawyers from Europe and North and South America. This was extended in 2010 to include lawyers from 15 different countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia. By September 2012 over 160 delegates had visited Colombia as part of the Caravana.

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Military Criminal jurisdiction: Impunity and green light for the state security forces to continue to commit crimes

Concerns for EU reaction following reform of the military justice system which protects the State security forces from justice and leaves victims unprotected.

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ua amnesty: Protesters killed in Catatumbo

Peasant farmers participating in demonstrations in Catatumbo, north-eastern Colombia, are at risk after at least four protesters were killed and others injured.

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HRW: Military Justice Law a Blow to Human Rights

Law Risks Impunity for Unlawful Killings
“The law approved today is filled with loopholes that will help shield military officers responsible for human rights violations from prosecution. The law could result in the transfer of cold-blooded killings by the military known as ‘false positives’ from civilian authorities to the military justice system, where there is virtually no chance for accountability.” Says Jose Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director of Human Righs Watch

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Vortrag 24.06. Marburg: Interne Vertriebene

Vortrag und Diskussion mit Nora Braun (kolko e.V.)
Montag, 24.06.2013 um 20 Uhr Marburger Weltladen, Markt 7, 35037 Marburg
Veranstalter: Marburger Weltladen Marburger Forum für entwicklungspolitische und interkulturelle Themen

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