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Rights group: Colombia ignores threats

The first death threat arrived by e-mail — a day after human rights activist Ivan Cepeda took aim at the government’s poor record of defending victims of Colombia’s violent civil war in an op-ed column for a national newspaper. The cryptic message in April was signed by the New Generation of Self-Defense Peasants. Within weeks, the threats intensified and started arriving by phone. Despite a complaint to authorities, Cepeda says nothing has been done to uncover the perpetrators behind the threats. Full Story

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