Defend Human Rights Defender - Colombia

Urgent protests are required to support Liliany Obando a sociology lecturer who is a human rights activist. She was accused of 'rebellion' and arrested in August 2008 as a way of silencing her criticism of the current political and economic situation in Colombia. We are concerned that throughout the action against her there have been constant breaches of due process which have seen her imprisoned for over 3 years without conviction, and then later - despite house arrest - being re-arrested again. 

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