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Killings, Disappearances, Recruitment of Children as Soldiers Go Unpunished

(Bogotá) – Armed groups have committed egregious abuses against Colombian and Venezuelan civilians as they fight for control in Catatumbo, northeastern Colombia, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 64-page report, “…
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Paramilitary Offensive Endangers Lives

Authorities in Venezuela and Colombia recently intimidated refugees into returning to areas where they may face death. The organization sent letters Thursday to Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Colombian President Andrés Pastrana urging them to ensure…