Inter-American Court Condemns Colombia for Human Rights Violations in Landmark Case

The decision condemns the Colombian government for lack of protection of five women human rights defenders and community leaders who were denounced, displaced, whose homes were destroyed, who were detained, and even killed.
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This week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights released a landmark decision for Ana Teresa Yarce et al. The decision condemns the Colombian government for lack of protection of five women human rights defenders and community leaders who were denounced, displaced, whose homes were destroyed, who were detained, and even killed. The women leaders and their families are represented by the Interdisciplinary Group for the Human Right, known by its acronym in Spanish GIDH.

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