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On October 8, 2017, José Miguel Vivanco sent the following letter to Efraín José Cepeda Sarabia, President of the Senate of Colombia; Rodrigo Lara Restrepo, President of the House of Representatives; and Guillermo Rivera Flórez, Minister of Interior. The…
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Dear Speaker Pinto, I am writing to share the concerns of Human Rights Watch regarding bill 220 of 2017, which would establish a national referendum on whether same-sex couples and single people may adopt children. As you know,…
A protest demanding the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, at the Congress building in Bogota November 27, 2012.
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Washington, D.C., December 25, 2016 Dear President Santos, I am writing to share Human Rights Watch’s assessment of the Amnesty bill the Colombian Congress started discussing last week. We appreciate that the Amnesty bill…
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Dear President Macri, I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to respectfully urge you to take steps to secure the immediate release of Milagro Sala from pretrial detention, in light of the recent decision of the UN working Group on…
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Juan Manuel Santos President of the Republic of Colombia Casa de Nariño Bogotá, D.C., Colombia   Dear President Santos, I am writing regarding the potential renegotiation of the peace agreement with the…
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Washington, D.C., June 6, 2016   Alejandro Ordóñez Inspector-General of Colombia Inspector-General’s Office of Colombia Bogotá, D.C. - COLOMBIA   Dear Inspector-General Ordóñez,…
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Washington, D.C., July 8, 2014   Juan Carlos Pinzón Defense Minister of Colombia Bogotá, D.C. - COLOMBIA   Dear Minister Pinzón, I am writing to express my serious concern over the imminent passage of the military justice system reform bill you submitted…
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Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014   Hector Timerman, Foreign Affairs Minister of Argentina Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Foreign Affairs Minister of Brazil Heraldo Muñoz, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chile María Ángela Holguín, Foreign Affairs Minister of…