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Arrest of human rights activist in Colombia under scrutiny

The arrest of Liliany Obando on trumped up charges is under scrutiny, as evidence against her is lacking.

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A blind eye for terror in Colombia

In Washington, business interests are pushing the Obama administration to submit a U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement for congressional approval. Yet terror prevails under the new regime of President Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian repression swells ranks of political prisoners

The growing mass of Colombian political prisoners has gained less international attention than the murdered and "disappeared," than millions displaced from their land, than epidemic spying and fear-mongering.

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Colombia tops list as most dangerous place for union workers, once again

Colombia tops list for the most dangerous place in the world for union workers.

Czech young communists meet after four-year ban

Young Czech communists met in Prague on Saturday for their first congress since the government banned their organisation nearly four years ago.

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Repression continues under new Honduran government

Death squads appear to be operating freely in Honduras, in spite of claims by the United States and Honduran leaders that the election of President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo of the conservative National Party on November 29 would produce peace and normality.

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