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Spotlight: Colombia | Impunity

Colombian journalist continues to receive threats as case against her kidnappers progresses

The criminal proceedings against investigative journalist Claudia Julieta Duque's alleged kidnappers are finally progressing for the first time in more than a decade. But, at the same time, the repeated attempts to intimidate Duque have intensified as the proceedings have progressed and she recently reported renewed intimidation of her parents.

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Colombian government surveillance ignoring history and human rights

Last February, the Colombian media revealed that the country’s intelligence service carried out widespread surveillance of key NGOs, journalists, and leftist politicians, including their own governmental team responsible for negotiating a peace agreement with the Colombian guerilla.


Government spying on Colombian press could compromise peace talks

Reporters Without Borders calls for full respect for the work of journalists by President Juan Manuel Santos’ government and members of the armed forces, both acting and retired, following the latest allegations of the Colombian government spying on the media.

Colombia | Attacks

Colombian journalist killed seven months after receiving threats

On Wednesday 19 February 2014, camera operator Yonni Steven Caicedo was killed in the Caldas neighbourhood of Buenaventura. He had been working as a camera operator for two local TV stations before he had left the city seven months earlier because of death threats.

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