Category Archives: Urgent Action

Urgent Action: Killings & Death Threats in Colombia

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Call on Colombian authorities to stop the killing, stigmatization and death threats against social leaders and human rights defenders in Colombia.

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Urgent Action: Mass Arrests in Colombia

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Please call on Colombia’s President to release rights defenders arrested April 20-22.

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Urgent Action: Human Rights Crisis in Honduras

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Call on Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland to take a strong stand concerning electoral fraud, repression and violence in Honduras.

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Delta Apparel Urgent Action Update: One Step Forward, 2 steps Back

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As we reported last month in our Urgent Action in support of workers fired from Delta’s clothing assembly plant in Honduras, in April the company illegally fired 40 workers suffering from musculoskeletal injuries at their factory in Villanueva, Cortés, Honduras.

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Update from Buenaventura, Colombia

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On Tuesday June 6, Colombian authorities and community leaders in the Pacific port of Buenaventura reached a deal to lift the 21 day civil strike that emphatically demanded the national government and President Juan Manual Santos, to fulfill their commitments … Continue reading

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