ABC Group
Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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13 Dec 2016 description
report ABColombia

Human Rights Defenders at Grave Risk

Grave concerns have risen since the signing of the Peace Agreement for the safety of human rights defenders in Colombia.

22 Sep 2016 description
report ABColombia

Resumen Ejecutivo

Para los defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos (DDH) y las comunidades rurales los riesgos aumentan considerablemente cuando sus derechos territoriales están asociados a intereses económicos como, por ejemplo, el caso de la agricultura y de la industria minera (en particular, la minería y la explotación de petróleo) a gran escala.

22 Sep 2016 description
report ABColombia

Human rights defenders and community leaders killed at unprecedented rate in Colombia, warns human rights group

On 26 September 2016 Colombia will officially sign a Peace Agreement between the Government and the FARC guerrilla group, but a new report by human rights group ABColombia says those crucial to building peace are being killed at an alarming rate.

25 Aug 2016 description
report ABColombia

Today, 24 August 2016, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People’s Army (FARC-EP) jointly announced the signing of the Peace Accord. ABColombia welcomes the announcement of the signing of the Final Peace Accord between the Government and the FARC. It is our hope that the implementation of this agreement will be the start of a peace-building process that bring an end to the internal armed conflict which has caused so much suffering for more than 8 million victims.

03 Mar 2016 description
report ABColombia

Victims’ organisations call for Government to implement, in consultation with civil society organisations, the measures agreed in Havana on finding the remains of the disappeared

More than 40 victims and human rights organisations issued a statement on 21 January to urge the Colombian government to implement the humanitarian measures included in an agreement on the disappeared announced in October 2015 (Comunicado Conjunto #62) in consultation with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs).