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José Fernando Reyes Cuartas Colombian Constitutional Court Palace of Justice Bogotá, D.C. – COLOMBIA   Case: T8018193, 11001310304520200002500 Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus Curiae on abuses against human rights defenders…
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Washington, D.C., January 30, 2020 Honorable Alejandro Linares Cantillo Justice of the Constitutional Court of Colombia Bogotá, D.C. – ColombiaCase: D-13255Subject: Human Rights Watch amicus curiae brief Introduction…
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Honorable Cristina Pardo Schlesinger Justice of the Constitutional Court of Colombia Rapporteur of Case T-6.612.909   Case: T-6.612.909 Subject: Human Rights Watch amicus curiae brief …
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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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Human Rights Watch filed the following amicus curiae to the Colombian Constitutional Court regarding Constitutional Amendment 1 of 2017, which created the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, a judicial system negotiated with the FARC as part of the talks that…
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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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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,…